Rakoff, Alvin

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RAKOFF, Alvin. British/Canadian, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, Plays/ Screenplays. Career: Freelance film and television dir., 1952-. Journalist in Toronto, 1949-53; Writer, Director, and Producer, BBC television, London, 1953-57. Publications: SCREENPLAYS: A Flight of Fancy, 1953; (coadaptor) The Troubled Air, 1953; Thunder in the Realm, 1955; (adaptor) Our Town, 1957; (adaptor) The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, 1957; Say Hello to Yesterday, 1967; (adaptor) Summer and Smoke, 1971; (adaptor) A Kiss Is Just a Kiss, 1971; (adaptor) A Man About a Dog, 1972; (adaptor) In Praise of Love, 1975; (adaptor) Romeo and Juliet, 1978; (co-author) City on Fire, 1979. TV PLAYS: Rooms, 1974; O Canada, 1974; Mineshaft, 1975; (deviser) Sam Saturday (series), 1991. NOVELS: Gillian, 1996; Baldwin Street, 2002. OTHER: Theatre: Too Marvelous for Words, 2002. Address: 1 The Orchard, London W4 1JZ, England. Online address: [email protected]