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Alun Owen

  • Nov 24, 1925 - Dec 06, 1994 (age 69)
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1994
PersonalDecember 1994

Alun Owen

Alun Owen passed away.
1978
Hawkmoor
TV ShowJan 29, 1978

Hawkmoor

Hawkmoor was a 1978 BBC television series created by …
Hawkmoor was a 1978 BBC television series created by Lynn Hughes and based on the activities of Twm Siôn Cati, a 16th-century Welsh folk hero. The 5-part series starred John Ogwen as Twm and Jane Asher as Lady Johane Williams, and also featured Godfrey James as Twm's right-hand man Shanco, Jack May as the English-born Sheriff John Stedman, Tom Owen as the sheriff's son John, Philip Madoc as Vicar Davyd, Meredith Edwards as Sir Tom Williams and Rachel Thomas as Agnes. The series depicted Twm as a Welsh Robin Hood/freedom fighter protecting the Welsh people from the repression of Sheriff Stedman and the cruel (Catholic) Vicar Davyd during the reign of Queen Mary I of England.
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1968
The Ronnie Barker Playhouse
TV ShowApr 3, 1968

The Ronnie Barker Playhouse

The Ronnie Barker …
The Ronnie Barker Playhouse was a series of six comedy half hours showcasing the talents of Ronnie Barker. All were broadcast by Associated-Rediffusion in 1968. The series was written by Brian Cooke, Hugh Leonard, Johnnie Mortimer and Alun Owen. The producers were Stella Richman and actress Stella Tanner. The executive producer was David Frost.
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1964
A Hard Day's Night
MovieJul 6, 1964

A Hard Day's Night

A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British musical comedy film …
A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British musical comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring the Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—during the height of Beatlemania. It was written by Alun Owen and originally released by United Artists. The film portrays 36 hours in the lives of the group.
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Best Original Screenplay
Nomination1964

Best Original Screenplay

Nominated for "A Hard Day's Night".
Academy Award
1963
The Servant
MovieNov 14, 1963

The Servant

An upper-class man hires a servant who turns out to have a …
An upper-class man hires a servant who turns out to have a hidden agenda.
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1961
Award1961

Writer

Won British Academy Television Craft Award for Writer.
British Academy Television Craft Award
Nomination1961

Writer

Nominated for British Academy Television Craft Award for …
Nominated for British Academy Television Craft Award for Writer.
British Academy Television Craft Award
1960
The Criminal
MovieSep 13, 1960

The Criminal

An ex-con who's taken part in the robbery of a racetrack is …
An ex-con who's taken part in the robbery of a racetrack is caught and sent back to prison, but he won't tell his fellow gang members where he's stashed the loot. The gang kidnaps his girlfriend and has him tortured in prison in an effort to find out where the money is.
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1959
Jet Storm
MovieSep 16, 1959

Jet Storm

Sir Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost …
Sir Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, ...
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I'm All Right Jack
MovieAug 18, 1959

I'm All Right Jack

I'm All Right Jack is a 1959 British comedy film directed and …
I'm All Right Jack is a 1959 British comedy film directed and produced by John and Roy Boulting from a script by Frank Harvey, John Boulting and Alan Hackney based on the novel Private Life by Hackney. The film is a sequel to the Boultings' 1956 film Private's Progress and Ian Carmichael, Dennis Price, Richard Attenborough, Terry-Thomas and Miles Malleson reprise their characters. Peter Sellers played one of his best-known roles, as the trades union shop steward Fred Kite and won a BAFTA Best Actor Award. The rest of the cast included many well-known British comedy actors of the time.
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In the Wake of a Stranger
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MovieJun 1, 1959

In the Wake of a Stranger

In the Wake of a Stranger is …
In the Wake of a Stranger is a 1959 British thriller film directed by David Eady and starring Tony Wright, Shirley Eaton and Danny Green. In the film, a group of murderers try to frame an innocent sailor, Tom Cassidy (Tony Wright), for their crime.
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A Quiet Man
MovieJan 20, 1959

A Quiet Man

A Quiet Man released.
1958
She Too Was Young
MovieMar 6, 1958

She Too Was Young

She Too Was Young released.
1957
Wishing Well
MovieDec 17, 1957

Wishing Well

Wishing Well released.
Italian Love Story
MovieAug 6, 1957

Italian Love Story

Italian Love Story released.
1953
Valley of Song
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MovieJun 9, 1953

Valley of Song

Valley of Song is a 1953 British comedy drama film directed …
Valley of Song is a 1953 British comedy drama film directed by Gilbert Gunn and starring Mervyn Johns, Clifford Evans, Maureen Swanson and the London Welsh Association Choral Society. It marked the film debut of actress Rachel Roberts. It was released in the U.S. as Men are Children Twice.
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1952
The Broken Horseshoe
TV ShowMar 15, 1952

The Broken Horseshoe

The Broken Horseshoe was a British television series first …
The Broken Horseshoe was a British television series first aired by the BBC in 1952 featuring John Robinson, John Byron, Andrew Crawford and Robert Adair. A crime thriller series, the plot concerns a public-spirited doctor's involvement with a horse-doping gang after he protects a young woman who is a witness to a murder carried out by the syndicate. It was written by Francis Durbridge and aired in six half-hour parts on Saturday nights. It was the first thriller serial aired by the BBC.
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1951
The Vise
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TV ShowOct 5, 1951

The Vise

Saber of London is a half-hour 1950s detective television …
Saber of London is a half-hour 1950s detective television series about a British police captain named Mark Saber, who works, in the original version of the show, in the homicide department of a large American city. Tom Conway portrayed Mark Saber from October 1951 to June 1954. Donald Gray, a native of South Africa, played the part from December 1955 through May 1960. Nelson Case was the announcer. Several of the episodes were combined and released as second feature films. The character originally appeared in the radio series ABC Mystery Theater.
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1925
BirthNovember 1925

Alun Owen

Alun Owen was born.
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