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James Clavell

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Later he was transferred to Changi Prison in Singapore. Films
The Fly (1958) (writer)
Watusi (1959) (writer)
Five Gates to Hell (1959) (writer and director)
Walk Like a Dragon (1960) (writer and director)
The Great Escape (1963) (co-writer)
633 Squadron (1964) (co-writer)
The Satan Bug (1965) (co-writer)
King Rat (1965) author of the novel (only)
To Sir with Love (1966) (writer and director)
The Sweet and the Bitter (1967) (writer and director)
Where's Jack? (1968) (director)
The Last Valley (1970) (writer and director)
Shōgun—miniseries (1980)
Tai-Pan (1986) author of the novel (only)
Noble House—miniseries (1988)
Tai-Pan and King Rat were adapted as feature films but Clavell was not directly involved in their writing. Featured much more prominently in King Rat he is an English FEPOW in Changi prison during World War II.

James Clavell (10 October 1924 – 6 September 1994) born Charles Edmund DuMaresq Clavell was an Australian-born British (later naturalized American) novelist screenwriter director and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Clavell is best known for his epic Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations along with such films as The Great Escape and To Sir with Love.

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