T E B Clarke

Screenwriter, Author, Journalist
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 ... Read more »
Born: 06/07/1907 in Hertfordshire, England, GB

Filmography

Writer (12)

High Rise Donkey 1979 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Hitch in Time 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Wide Open Door 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Writer

A Man Could Get Killed 1965 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sons and Lovers 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Tale of Two Cities 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Gideon's Day 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Law and Disorder 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

All at Sea 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Rainbow Jacket 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Lavender Hill Mob 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Lavender Hill Mob 1951 (Movie)

("The Lavender Hill Mob") (From Story)

Biography

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).

EDUCATION

University of Cambridge

Cambridge , England
graduated

Charterhouse School

Milestones

1970

Wrote series, "From a Bird's Eye" for NBC-TV

1943

First screenplay for feature film, "Champagne Charlie"

1942

Became screenwriter at Ealing Studios

1940

First documentary script, "For Those in Peril"

1936

Returned to London and became staff writer on Fleet Street publication, "Daily Sketch"

Went to Australia after graduation and worked on magazine

From 1966 to death worked on several unfilmed Hollywood projects

Went to Argentina as correspondent; wrote book about experiences, "Go South-Go West"

Left Ealing in the late 1950s

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