Guy Morgan (writer)

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Edward Guy Trice Morgan (6 February 1908 – 20 July 1964) was a British screenwriter. [1]


Morgan was educated at Haileybury College and Merton College, Oxford, graduating in 1929. [2] He worked as a journalist and film critic for the Daily Express . During the Second World War, Morgan served in the RNVR; he was wounded in a raid on a Yugoslav island, and became a POW.

After the war he wrote his first novel, The Captive Heart, which he sold to Ealing, launching his career. [3] His other books included Only Ghosts Can Live (1945) and Adventures of the Sea Hawk. He was co-author of the play Albert R.N. , which he later adapted as a screenplay. He also wrote early episodes of the Storm Nelson strip in Eagle.

Morgan married, and had a daughter. He died in 1964.

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  2. Levens, R.G.C., ed. (1964). Merton College Register 1900–1964. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. p. 193.
  3. "Stars meet at new social club". The Australian Women's Weekly . National Library of Australia. 30 April 1949. p. 40. Retrieved 7 July 2012.