Jeffrey Dell

Jeffrey Dell (7 May 1899 – 24 February 1985) was a British writer, screenwriter, and film director.[1] He is also known for his 1939 novel Nobody Ordered Wolves, which was based on the British film industry. His other novels include News for Heaven (1944) and The Hoffmann Episode (1954). He co-wrote the 1937 play Blondie White, later adapted into a Hollywood film. Dell was the son of John Edward Dell (1875–1936) and Gertrude Dell, née Flowers, (1874–1947).

Jeffrey Dell
John Edward Flowers Dell

(1899-05-07)7 May 1899
Died24 February 1985(1985-02-24) (aged 85)
Haslemere, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
OccupationDirector, Screenwriter
Years active1932–1966
Brenda Callum
(m. 1924; div. 1933)
(one son)
Eileen Weatherstone
(m. 1934; div. 1934)

Jill Craigie
(m. 1938; div. 1948)

Barbara Poxon (m. 1948)
(two daughters)

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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