Eliot Stannard

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Eliot Stannard
Born (1888-03-01)1 March 1888
Wandsworth, London, England[1]
Died 21 November 1944(1944-11-21) (aged 56)
Kensington, London, England[2]
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 1914-1933

Eliot Stannard (1 March 1888 – 21 November 1944) was an English screenwriter and director. He was the son of civil engineer Arthur Stannard and Yorkshire-born novelist Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Palmer.

Stannard wrote the screenplay for 88 films between 1914 and 1933, including eight films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. He also directed five films. During the early 1920s, he worked on most of the screenplays for the Ideal Film Company, one of Britain's leading silent film studios.[3]

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