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...