Down 2,494,309 this week

John P. Marquand (1893–1960)

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

Get the best new trailers in under a minute, including Pet Sematary and Ralph Breaks the Internet.

Watch now

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 9 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John P. Marquand's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (22 credits)
 2015 Miss Moto, Part 1 (Short) (novel)
 1965 The Return of Mr. Moto (character creator - uncredited)
  The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1962) (novel - 1 episode, 1954)
- Honor in Love (1962) ... (story)
- Haven's End (1954) ... (novel - as J.P. Marquand)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Point of No Return (1958) ... (novel)
- Sincerely, Willis Wade (1956) ... (novel) / (writer)
 1957 Stopover Tokyo (novel)
 1955-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Haven's End (1957) ... (story)
- Beginning Now (1955) ... (story)
 1957 Top Secret Affair (novel "Melville Goodwin, U.S.A.")
 1955 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Late George Apley (1955) ... (novel)
 1952 Curtain Call (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Swell Girl (1952) ... (story)
 1950-1952 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 4 episodes)
- The Return of Mr. Moto (1952) ... (story)
- Melville Goodwin, U.S.A. (1952) ... (story)
- Blockade (1951) ... (story)
- The End Game (1950) ... (story)
 1948 B.F.'s Daughter (novel "B.F.'s Daughter")
 1947 The Late George Apley (based on the novel by) / (from the play by)
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq. (novel)
 1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (character)
 1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island (based on the character created by - as J.P. Marquand)
 1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning (based on the character created by)
 1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto (character)
 1938 Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (character - as J.P. Marquand)
 1938 Mr. Moto's Gamble (based on the character created by)
 1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto (based on a story by)
 1937 Think Fast, Mr. Moto (based on a story by - as J.P. Marquand)
 1922 The Right That Failed (from the Saturday Evening Post story by - as J. P. Marquand)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Point of No Return", 1949 (filmed as Playhouse 90: Point of No Return (1958) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

J. P. Marquand | J.P. Marquand

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was sent to China in 1934 by the Saturday Evening Post with instructions to do a series of stories with authentic Oriental background. Naturally, I did a great deal of poking around in Chinese cities and finally wandered to Japan. There I was constantly shadowed by a polite little Japanese detective. Suddenly, it dawned on me that he was just the protagonist I was looking for - and while my ... See more »


He attended Harvard, where he majored in chemistry, and worked on the Harvard Lampoon. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed