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Nevil Shute (1899–1960)

Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, England. Decided early on an aeronautical career, and went to work for the de Havilland Aircraft Company as an engineer, where he was heavily involved in the construction of the airship R100. After the disastrous loss of the R101, built by the government in direct competition with his design, he changed to ... See full bio »

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 2000 The Red Box (Short) (adaptation) / (written by)
 2000 On the Beach (TV Movie) (novel)
 1989 The Pied Piper (TV Movie) (book)
 1988 The Far Country (TV Movie) (novel)
 1981 A Town Like Alice (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... (novel)
 1972 The Far Country (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... (based on the novel by)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Lonely Road (1968) ... (novel)
 1959 On the Beach (novel)
 1956 A Town Like Alice (novel)
 1951 No Highway in the Sky (by)
 1949 Landfall (novel)
 1942 The Pied Piper (novel)
 1936 Scotland Yard Commands (novel)

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"Shute Avenue" in the Town of Berwick, Australia, where part of the film On the Beach (1959) was filmed, is named in his honour. See more »

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