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Also Known As: Clarke ('Tibby'), Thomas Ernest Bennett Clarke Died: February 11, 1989
Born: June 7, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hertfordshire, England, GB Profession: screenwriter, author, journalist

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Former journalist and novelist who, while under contract to Ealing from 1943 to 1957, wrote several of the studio's classic comedies, notably "The Lavender Hill Mob" (1951) for which he won an Academy Award. After leaving Ealing, Clarke collaborated on the excellent screenplay for "Sons and Lovers" (1960).

Former journalist and novelist who, while under contract to Ealing from 1943 to 1957, wrote several of the studio's classic comedies, notably "The Lavender Hill Mob" (1951) for which he won an Academy Award. After leaving Ealing, Clarke collaborated on the excellent screenplay for "Sons and Lovers" (1960).

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Went to Australia after graduation and worked on magazine
1936:
Returned to London and became staff writer on Fleet Street publication, "Daily Sketch"
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Went to Argentina as correspondent; wrote book about experiences, "Go South-Go West"
1943:
Became screenwriter at Ealing Studios
1941:
First documentary script, "For Those in Peril"
1944:
First screenplay for feature film, "Champagne Charlie"
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Left Ealing in the late 1950s
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From 1966 to death worked on several unfilmed Hollywood projects
1971:
Wrote series, "From a Bird's Eye" for NBC-TV
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University of Cambridge: -
Charterhouse School: -

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"Go South-Go West"
"This Is Where I Came In"

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