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William F. Claxton

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Also Known As: William Claxton, William Claxton Died:
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Best-selling author of epic, historical novels ("Tai Pan," "Shogun" "Noble House"), who has worked as a screenwriter and director in the US since 1953, though his best film as a director is the British-produced, "To Sir, With Love" (1967). Clavell's novel "King Rat," based on his experiences in a WWII Japanese prison camp, was effectively brought to the screen in 1965 by another versatile talent, Bryan Forbes and most of his other novels have been filmed or made into TV mini-series.

Best-selling author of epic, historical novels ("Tai Pan," "Shogun" "Noble House"), who has worked as a screenwriter and director in the US since 1953, though his best film as a director is the British-produced, "To Sir, With Love" (1967). Clavell's novel "King Rat," based on his experiences in a WWII Japanese prison camp, was effectively brought to the screen in 1965 by another versatile talent, Bryan Forbes and most of his other novels have been filmed or made into TV mini-series.

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  Night of the Lepus (1972) Director
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  Law of the Lawless (1964) Director
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  Stage to Thunder Rock (1964) Director
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  I'll Give My Life (1961) Director
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  Young Jesse James (1960) Director
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  Desire in the Dust (1960) Director
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  Young and Dangerous (1957) Director
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  The Quiet Gun (1957) Director
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  Rockabilly Baby (1957) Director
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  God Is My Partner (1957) Director

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