Monckton Hoffe

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Monckton Hoffe (1880-1951) was an Irish playwright and screenwriter.[1] He was born in Connemara on 26 December 1880.[2]

Selected plays[edit]

Selected Screenplays[edit]

Honors and awards[edit]

Hoffe was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Story for the Preston Sturges comedy The Lady Eve. The winner was Here Comes Mr. Jordan.


  • Sturges, Preston & Henderson Brian Five screenplays. University of California Press, 1985.


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