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Alec Coppel (17 September 1907 – 22 January 1972) was an Australian-born screenwriter, novelist and playwright. He spent the majority of his career in London and Hollywood, specialising in light thrillers, mysteries and sex comedies. He is best known for the films Vertigo (1958), The Captain's Paradise (1953), Mr Denning Drives North (1951) and Obsession (1949), and the plays I Killed the Count and The Gazebo.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alec Coppel (17 September 1907 – 22 January 1972) was an Australian-born screenwriter, novelist and playwright. He spent the majority of his career in London and Hollywood, specialising in light thrillers, mysteries and sex comedies. He is best known for the films Vertigo (1958), The Captain's Paradise (1953), Mr Denning Drives North (1951) and Obsession (1949), and the plays I Killed the Count and The Gazebo.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 20

Birthday 1907-09-17

Day of Death 1972-01-22

Place of Birth Melbourne, Australia

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

1971 Jo Theatre Play
1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom Theatre Play Writer
1965 Moment to Moment Story Screenplay
1962 Swordsman of Siena Screenplay
1959 The Gazebo Novel
1958 Vertigo Screenplay
1957 Appointment with a Shadow Writer
1954 The Black Knight Screenplay
1954 Hell Below Zero Screenplay
1953 The Captain's Paradise Screenplay Story
1951 Mr. Denning Drives North Screenplay Novel
1951 Two on the Tiles Writer
1951 No Highway in the Sky Writer
1951 Smart Alec Writer
1949 Obsession Dialogue Screenplay Novel
1949 Woman Hater Writer
1948 Brass Monkey Screenplay
1939 Just like a Woman Writer
1939 Over the Moon Writer
1939 I Killed the Count Theatre Play

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