Clarke, Thomas Ernest Bennett, 1907-1989

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1907-06-07
Death 1989-02-11
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

British author and screenwriter.

From the description of Papers, 1934-1988. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56083051

Thomas Ernest Bennett Clarke, 1907-1989, wrote numerous story outlines and original screenplays for Ealing Studios, including the screenplay for The Lavender Hill Mob for which he won the Academy Award and Venice Award for 1952. In addition, he wrote screen adaptations for such works as A Tale of Two Cities and D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers which earned him an Oscar nomination. He also wrote television scripts and a play This Undesirable Residence. His writings consist mostly of fiction, but include an autobiography, What's Yours?: The Student's Guide to Publand, newspaper and magazine articles.

From the guide to the Clarke, T.E.B. mss., 1934-1988, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly)

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Subjects:

  • Television scripts
  • Motion picture plays
  • Screenwriters

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  • England (as recorded)