Eliot Stannard

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Eliot Stannard
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Stannard in the 1920s
Born(1888-03-01)1 March 1888
Wandsworth, London, England
Died21 November 1944(1944-11-21) (aged 56)
Kensington, London, England
OccupationScreenwriter
Years active1914–1933
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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 more than 80 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. [1]

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References

  1. "Eliot Stannard". BFI. Archived from the original on 28 March 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2019.