Howard Clewes

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Howard Clewes
Born (1912-10-27)27 October 1912
York, England
Died 29 January 1988(1988-01-29) (aged 75)
Occupation Screenwriter, Novelist
Years active 1938-1979

Howard Clewes (27 October 1912 – 29 January 1988) was an English screenwriter and novelist. He wrote for eight films between 1951 and 1974. He also wrote twenty action novels from 1938 to 1979.[1]

He was born in York, England. He was nominated for a BAFTA for Best Screenplay in 1960 for The Day They Robbed the Bank of England.

In 1946, he married Renata Faccincani della Torre, a wartime resistance fighter. She was an active (uncredited) editor in his literary and screenwriting projects.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Sailor Comes Home (1938)
  • Dead Ground (1946)
  • The Unforgiven (1947)
  • The Mask Of Wisdom (1949)
  • Green Grow The Rushes (1949)
  • The Long Memory (1951)
  • An Epitaph For Love (1953)
  • The Way The Wind Blows (1954)
  • Man On A Horse (1964)
  • The Libertines (1966)
  • I, The King (1979)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Renata Clewes obituary; London Independent 10 August 2009.

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