Jeffrey Dell

Jeffrey Dell (7 May 1899 – 24 February 1985) was a British writer, screenwriter, and film director.[1] He is also known for his 1939 novel Nobody Ordered Wolves, which was based on the British film industry. His other novels include News for Heaven (1944) and The Hoffmann Episode (1954). Dell was the son of John Edward Dell (1875–1936) and Gertrude Dell, née Flowers, (1874–1947).

Jeffrey Dell
Born
John Edward Flowers Dell

(1899-05-07)7 May 1899
Died24 February 1985(1985-02-24) (aged 85)
Haslemere, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
OccupationDirector, Screenwriter
Years active1932–1966
Spouse(s)1. Brenda Cullum 1924–1933
(one son)
(marriage dissolved)
2. Eileen Weatherstone 1934 (marriage dissolved)
3. Jill Craigie 1938–1948
(marriage dissolved)
4. Barbara Poxon 1948
(two daughters)

Selected filmography

Director

Screenwriter

References


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