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(TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1988) (creator - 2 episodes, 1988)
(TV Series) (creator - 85 episodes, 1976 - 1980) (created and written by - 1 episode, 1976)
(stage play adaptation - as Jay Allen)
(screenplay - as Jay Allen)
(TV Series) (2 episodes)
Her play, "Forty Carats," was performed at the Morosco Theatre in New York City for 780 performances. Based on the novel by Barillet and Gredy.
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I get up, and I write and I write, until I have to go to sleep; then I get up, eat something, then go back to work. I do a script very fast, because I don't stop. All day. All night, until I'm too sleepy.
She always spoke warmly about Alfred Hitchcock, and said that she had learned a great deal from working with him. In addition to writing the script for "Marnie", she wrote a first-draft screenplay based on J.M. Barrie's play "Mary Rose", which Hitchcock was very keen to film. However, the film was never made.