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William Marchant (1923–1995)

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Desk Set Writer
Triple Cross Writer


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 1968-1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 3 episodes)
- Romans and Friends (1969) ... (adaptation)
- Bon Voyage (1968) ... (adaptation)
- Star Quality (1968) ... (adaptation)
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- Louise (1969) ... (dramatisation)
  Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Mrs Capper's Birthday (1968) ... (adaptation)
- Pretty Polly (1966) ... (adaptation)
- Something to Declare (1964) ... (writer)
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wedlock (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 Triple Cross (additional dialogue)
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Challenge (1965) ... (writer)
 1958 The Desk Set (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Desk Set (based on the play written by)

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His play, "The Desk Set," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Nancy Walker in the cast. See more »

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Traveled on the S.S. "United States" from New York to England and arrived in Southhampton on March 29, 1959. Purpose of trip, vacation for 4 weeks; address in England: Claridge's in London. Also traveling on the same ship, actor Basil Rathbone.



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