Barré Lyndon

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Barré Lyndon (pseudonym of Alfred Edgar) (12 August 1896 – 23 October 1972) was a British playwright and screenwriter. The pseudonym was presumably taken from the title character of Thackeray's novel.

Born in London, he may be best remembered for three screenplays from the 1940s: The Lodger (1944), Hangover Square (1945) and The Man in Half Moon Street (1945). The latter was remade by ... more »

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  • ''A big family must be fun. I imagine it makes you feel you belong to something.''
    Barré Lyndon (1896-1972), British screenwriter, and Byron Haskins. Clayton (Gene Barry), The War of the Worlds, talking to Sylvia in the abandoned far...
  • ''All radio is dead. Which means that these tape recordings I'm making are for the sake of future history. If any.''
    Barré Lyndon (1896-1972), British screenwriter, and Byron Haskins. Radio Announcer (Paul Frees), The War of the Worlds, as humanity prepares to make i...
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