Michael Henry Pertwee (24 April 1916, Kensington, London – 17 April 1991, Camden, London) was an English playwright and screenwriter. Among his credits were episodes of The Saint, Danger Man, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, B-And-B, Ladies Who Do, Hong Kong and many other films and TV series.
He was the brother of Jon Pertwee, the son of Roland Pertwee, a noted screenwriter and actor of the 1910s – 1950s, a distant cousin of Bill Pertwee, a noted character actor, and the uncle of actor Sean Pertwee.
- Crackerjack (1938)
- Trouble in the Air (1948)
- The Interrupted Journey (1949)
- Something in the City (1950)
- Black Jack (1950)
- Laughter in Paradise (1951)
- Night Was Our Friend (1951)
- Not Wanted on Voyage (1957)
- The Naked Truth (1957)
- Too Many Crooks (1959)
- It Started in Naples (1960)
- In the Doghouse (1962)
- Strange Bedfellows (1965)
- A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (film) (1966)
- Salt and Pepper (1968)
- One More Time (1970)
- Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973)
Among the novelizations of Michael Pertwee screenplays, each released shortly before its respective film, are:
- Salt and Pepper by Alex Austin (not to be confused with the current novelist of the same name)
- One More Time by Michael Avallone
- Strange Bedfellows by Marvin H. Albert.
Each of the novelists was a unique stylist and a notable author of the era.
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