Charles Bennett


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Charles Bennett (2 August 1899 – 15 June 1995) was an English playwright and screenwriter, probably best known for his work with Alfred Hitchcock.

Born in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England, Bennett served in World War I and worked as an actor and writer, before finding success as a playwright in the 1920s. Alfred Hitchcock's Blackmail (1929), generally credited as the first British sound... more »

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  • ''You involved me in a public scandal. I protested. You said, "Do your worst" and that's precisely what I did.''
    Charles Bennett (b.1899), British screenwriter, Hal G. Chester (b. 1921), U.S., and Jacques Tourneur. Dr. Karswell (Niall MacGinnis), Curse of the Dem...
  • ''I'm a scientist also, Dr. Holden. I know the value of the cold light of reason. But I also know the deep shadows that light can cast. The shadows that can blind men to truth.''
    Charles Bennett (b. 1899), British screenwriter, Hal G. Chester (b. 1921), U.S., and Jacques Tourneur. Mark O'Brien (Liam Redmond), The Curse of the D...
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