Peter Blackmore (screenwriter)

Peter Blackmore (1909–1984) was a British playwright and screenwriter. His play Miranda was adapted into the 1948 film of the same title.[1] He also wrote the comedy play The Blue Goose which appeared in the West End in 1941.[2] His 1953 play Down Came a Blackbird ran for 53 performances at the Savoy Theatre. He worked on the screenplays for a number of comedy films for British Lion and the Rank Organisation, including two Norman Wisdom vehicles.

Peter Blackmore
Born19 March 1909
Died16 September 1984 (aged 75)
Years active1948-1971 (film)

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  1. ^ Goble p.43
  2. ^ Wearing p.34


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
  • Wearing, J.P. The London Stage 1940-1949: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

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