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Rodney Ackland (1908–1991)

Ackland studied for the stage at the Central School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art in London, England. He made his stage debut in 1924 at the Gate Theatre. Spent several years acting before turning to the cinema. His first screenwriting success came with his collaboration on Bank Holiday in 1938. His career was split between screen writing and... See full bio »

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49th Parallel Writer
(1941)
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 1991 Performance (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- Absolute Hell (1991) ... (by)
 1969 De gamle damene (TV Movie)
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Old Ladies (1968) ... (adaptation)
 1965 Een absoluut geheim (TV Movie)
 1964 Bis ans Ende (TV Movie) (play "The Old Ladies")
  Festival (TV Series) (translation - 1 episode, 1963) (play - 1 episode, 1960)
- Diary of a Scoundrel (1963) ... (translation)
- The Old Ladies (1960) ... (play)
 1963 A Dead Secret (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Les vieilles dames de Polchester (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Before the Party (1960) ... (adaptation)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (translation - 1 episode)
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The White Guard (1960) ... (translation)
 1959 Farewell, Farewell, Eugene (TV Movie) (adapted by)
 1959 A Dead Secret (TV Movie) (play)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1959) (adapted by - 1 episode, 1956)
- A Dead Secret (1959) ... (play)
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1956) ... (adapted by)
  ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1956)
- Before the Party (1958)
- The Old Ladies (1956) ... (adaptation)
- A Question of Fact (1955) ... (adaptation)
 1958 Folio (TV Series) (translation - 1 episode)
- The Diary of a Scoundrel (1958) ... (translation)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (play - 1 episode, 1952)
- The Seddons (1956)
- Strange Orchestra (1952) ... (play)
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Old Ladies (1950) ... (play)
 1949 The Queen of Spades (the screenplay by)
 1948 Bond Street (episode written by)
 1947 The Old Ladies (TV Movie) (adapted by)
 1946 A Voice in the Night (screen play)
 1945 En ny dag gryer (novel)
 1944 The New School (Short)
 1944 A Lady Surrenders (additional dialogue)
 1944 The Hundred Pound Window (additional dialogue)
 1943 Thursday's Child (writer)
 1942 Uncensored (screenplay)
 1942 A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1941 Lady Be Kind (Short)
 1941 Rush Hour (Short)
 1941 A Letter from Home (Short) (script)
 1941 49th Parallel (scenario)
 1941 Night Watch (Short) (story)
 1941 Suicide Squadron (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1940 A Call for Arms! (Short) (script)
 1940 George and Margaret (screenplay)
 1940 Miss Grant Goes to the Door (Short) (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1940 Under Your Hat (screen play)
 1940 Mad Men of Europe (additional dialogue)
 1939 Young Man's Fancy (additional dialogue)
 1939 Continental Express (scenario)
 1938/I Smiling Along (dialogue)
 1938 Yellow Sands (writer)
 1938 Bank Holiday (original story) / (scenario)
 1932 Number 17 (scenario)
 1931 Shadows
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