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Adaptation as Exploration: Stanley Kubrick, Literature, and <i>A.I. Artificial Intelligence</i>

Peter Krämer.

in Adaptation

December 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Film; Literature; Television. 6294 words.

It is widely acknowledged in the scholarly work on Stanley Kubrick that most of his thirteen feature films were adaptations of literary texts. Much less attention has been paid to the fact...

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Agee, James Rufus

William Stott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Journalism; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film. 1372 words.

Agee, James Rufus (27 November 1909–16 May 1955), writer, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Hugh James Agee, a construction company employee, and Laura Whitman Tyler. The...

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Allen, James John [Jim] (1926–1999), playwright and scriptwriter

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1156 words.

Allen, James John [Jim] (1926–1999), playwright and scriptwriter, was born on 7 October 1926 at 31 Higher Duke Street, Miles Platting, Manchester, the second child of John (Jack) Allen, a...

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Astell, Betty (1912–2005)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 4 words.

See Fletcher, Cyril Trevellian

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Baron, (Joseph) Alexander (1917–1999), novelist and screenwriter

William Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1209 words.

Baron, (Joseph) Alexander (1917–1999), novelist and screenwriter, was born Joseph Alexander Bernstein on 4 December 1917 at 30 Penyston Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, the son of Barnet...

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Bolt, Robert Oxton [Bob] (1924–1995), scriptwriter and playwright

Colin Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1633 words.

Bolt, Robert Oxton [Bob] (1924–1995), scriptwriter and playwright, was born on 15 August 1924 at Sale, Manchester, Lancashire, the second of the two children of Ralph Bolt and Leah Binyon....

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Box [née Baker], (Violette) Muriel [other married name (Violette) Muriel Gardiner, Lady Gardiner] (1905–1991), screenwriter and film director

David Parkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1136 words.

Box [née Baker], (Violette) Muriel [other married name (Violette) Muriel Gardiner, Lady Gardiner] (1905–1991), screenwriter and film director, was born on 22 September 1905 at Simla, Poplar...

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Boyd, Edward [Eddie] (1916–1989), playwright and scriptwriter

Douglas Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 759 words.

Boyd, Edward [Eddie] (1916–1989), playwright and scriptwriter, was born on 11 May 1916 at 5 Townhead Street, Stevenston, Ayrshire, probably the eldest of four children known to have been...

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Brunel, Adrian Hope (1889–1958), film director and writer

Robert Murphy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literature. 1651 words.

Brunel, Adrian Hope (1889–1958), film director and writer, was born at 58 Claverton Street, Pimlico, London, on 4 September 1889, the only son of Reginald Norman Brunel Harris (b. 1865),...

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Cassavetes, John

Marcia B. Dinneen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1582 words.

Cassavetes, John (09 December 1929–03 February 1989), actor, screenwriter, director, and filmmaker, was born in New York City, the son of Nicholas John Cassavetes, the owner of a travel...

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