C.S. Forester (1899–1966)

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'Cecil Scott Forester' was born on 27th August, 1899 in Cairo, Egypt. He was educated in England at Alleyn's School and Dulwich College, at neither of which, he said, he made any particular impression except as an extremely naughty boy. He left Dulwich College and attempted to take up medicine but soon found that his real vocation was storytelling... See full bio »

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 2020 Greyhound (based on the novel "The Good Shepherd" by)
 2003 Hornblower: Duty (TV Movie) (novel "Horatio and the Hotspur")
 2003 Horatio Hornblower 3 (TV Movie) (novel "Horatio and the Hotspur")
 2001 Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (TV Movie) (stories)
 2001 Hornblower: Mutiny (TV Movie) (books)
 1999 Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (TV Movie) (novels)
 1999 Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (TV Movie) (story "Hornblower, the Duchess and the Devil")
 1998 Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (TV Movie) (novels)
 1998 Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (TV Movie) (stories Hornblower and the Even Chance. Hornblower and the Cargo of Rice, Hornblower and the Man who Felt Queer)
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Turn of the Tide (1983) ... (story)
 1978 Plain Murder (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 The African Queen (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 Drachen hat nicht jeder (TV Series) (novel)
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (stories - 1 episode)
- Hornblower (1963) ... (stories - as C.S. Forrester)
 1962 Zahlungsaufschub (TV Movie)
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 1 episode)
- Safari (1962) ... (based on characters created by)
 1960 Sink the Bismarck! (based on a book by)
 1957 The Pride and the Passion (novel "The Gun")
 1957 Conflict (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Passage to Maranga (1957) ... (novel)
 1953 Sailor of the King (novel "Brown on Resolution")
 1951 The African Queen (novel "The African Queen")
 1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower (adapted for the screen by) / (novel)
 1948 Nurse Cavell (TV Movie) (play)
 1943 Synnitön lankeemus (novel)
 1943 Forever and a Day (as C.S. Forrester)
 1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn (story)
 1942 Eagle Squadron (story)
 1935 Born for Glory (from the story by)
 1932 Payment Deferred (novel - uncredited)
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Novel: "The Gun". NOTE: Filmed as The Pride and the Passion (1957). See more »

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