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Anthony Hope (I) (1863–1933)

British novelist/playwright Anthony Hope was born Anthony Hope Hawkins on 2/9/1863, in London. His father was the headmaster of the St. Johns Foundation School for the Sons of Poor Clergy. He was educated at Marlborough School and Baliol College, Oxford, obtaining an M.A. with honors in 1885. He studied to become a lawyer, and was admitted to the ... See full bio »

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(1937)
(1923)
Jhinder Bandi Writer
(1961)
(1915)

Filmography

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 1996 The Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. (TV Movie) (novel)
 1988 Prisoner of Zenda (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1984 The Prisoner of Zenda (TV Mini Series) (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda" - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1979 The Prisoner of Zenda (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1973 Dolly (TV Series) (novel "The Dolly Dialogues" - 3 episodes)
- The Other Lady (1973) ... (novel "The Dolly Dialogues")
- A Life Subscription (1973) ... (novel "The Dolly Dialogues")
- The House Opposite (1973) ... (novel "The Dolly Dialogues")
 1965 The Liar (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1964 Rupert of Hentzau (TV Series) (novel "Rupert of Hentzau" - 6 episodes)
- The Decision of Fate (1964) ... (novel "Rupert of Hentzau")
- A Perilous Reunion (1964) ... (novel "Rupert of Hentzau")
- The Wheel of Chance (1964) ... (novel "Rupert of Hentzau")
- Audience with the King (1964) ... (novel "Rupert of Hentzau")
- Return to Zenda (1964) ... (novel "Rupert of Hentzau")
 1961 Jhinder Bandi (play)
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda" - 1 episode)
- The Prisoner of Zenda (1961) ... (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1957 Rupert of Hentzau (TV Movie) (novel)
 1952 The Prisoner of Zenda (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda (celebrated novel)
 1923 Rupert of Hentzau (novel "Rupert of Hentzau" - as Sir Anthony Hope)
 1922 The Prisoner of Zenda (novel) / (play - uncredited)
 1922 Possession (novel "Phroso ")
 1920 Sophy of Kravonia; or, the Virgin of Paris (novel "Sophy of Kravonia")
 1919 An Adventure in Hearts (novel "Captain Dieppe" - play)
 1915 Rupert of Hentzau (novel "Rupert of Hentzau")
 1915 The Prisoner of Zenda (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1913 The Prisoner of Zenda (novel "The Prisoner of Zenda")
 1900 English Nell (Short) (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "The Adventure of Lady Ursula", produced on Broadway (revival). Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 1 Mar 1915-Mar 1915 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Leslie Austen, Virginia Fox Brooks, Charles Coleman, Annie Esmond, William Giffard, Campbell Gullan, Cecil King, Montagu Love, Frederick Macklyn, Edward Martyn, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Anthony Hope

Spouse:

Elizabeth Somerville Sheldon  (his death)  (3 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Boys will be boys--and even that . . . wouldn't matter if we could only prevent girls from being girls.

Trivia:

British playwright /adventure novelist, best known for the often filmed "The Prisoner of Zenda". He created the literary sub-genre known as "Balkan Romance". Hope was initially trained as a lawyer and barrister, called to the Bar in 1887.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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