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Also Known As: Died: June 15, 1995
Born: August 2, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Shoreham-by-Sea, England, GB Profession: Writer ...
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1914:
Film acting debut, "Tillie's Punctured Romance"
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Served in WWI
1929:
First screenplay (from play), first collaborated and co-wrote with Alfred Hitchcock, "Blackmail"; Britain's first produced sound film
1937:
Wrote original script, "King Solomon's Mines"
1937:
Relocated to USA
1938:
First US produced feature, adaptation credit for, "The Young in Heart"
1940:
Final official screenplay credit (from story) in collaboration with Hitchcock, "Foreign Correspondent"
1942:
Consulted on Hitchcock's "Saboteur"; took no credit
1949:
Feature directorial debut, "Madness of the Heart"
1950:
First assistant director credit on Douglas Sirk's, "Mystery Submarine"
1952:
TV series debut as a director, "Cavalcade of America"; later known as "The DuPont Theater"
1953:
US directorial debut, also wrote, "No Escape"; marks final segue into directing
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Contributed episodes to a number of TV series including, "The Wild, Wild, West" and "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea"
1965:
Final feature screenplay credit, "War Gods of the Deep"
1968:
Final TV credit, wrote for the series, "Land of the Giants"

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