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Major General John Hay Beith, CBE (17 April 1876 – 22 September 1952), was a British schoolmaster and soldier, but he is best remembered as a novelist, playwright, essayist and historian who wrote under the pen name Ian Hay.After reading Classics at Cambridge, Beith became a schoolmaster. In 1907 he published a novel, Pip; its success and that of several more novels enabled him to give up teaching in 1912 to be a full-time author. During the First World War, Beith served as an officer in the army in France. His good-humoured account of army life, The First Hundred Thousand, published in 1915, was a best-seller. On the strength of this, he was sent to work in the information section of the British War Mission in Washington, D.C.After the war Beith's novels did not achieve the popularity of his earlier work, but he made a considerable career as a dramatist, writing light comedies, often in collaboration with other authors including P. G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton. During the Second World War Beith served as Director of Public Relations at the War Office, retiring in 1941 shortly before his 65th birthday.Among Beith's later works were several war histories, which were not as well received as his comic fiction and plays. His one serious play, Hattie Stowe (1947), was politely reviewed but had a short run. In the same year he co-wrote a comedy, Off the Record, which ran for more than 700 performances. Wikipedia

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1Awarded the Silver Cross for bravery in action during the First World War.
2Remembered for his book "The First Hundred Thousand", a collection of humorous sketches of military life in the early days of World War I.
3In 1917/18, as member of the British Military Mission, he went on a lecture tour of America.
4From 1938 to 1941 served as director of public relations for the British War Office with the rank of major general.
5Some of his later plays were written in collaboration with Seymour Hicks, P.G. Wodehouse and A.E.W. Mason.
6Was chairman of the Society of Authors from 1942 until his death in 1952.
7He joined Durham School in 1902 as junior science master, and also coached the rugby and boating crews. Durham featured in one of his best books 'The Housemaster' (1938), which includes the famous differentiation between 'funny peculiar' and 'funny ha-ha'.



Sikke'n familie1963play
The Sign of Zorro1958screenplay - uncredited
Girls at Sea1958play
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1958TV Series play - 1 episode
Saturday Playhouse1958TV Series play "Off the Record" - 1 episode
The Ship Was Loaded1957based on the stage play "Off the Record"
The Fourpenny Box1956TV Movie play
Orders Are Orders1955play
Off the Record1950TV Movie play
Housemaster1949TV Movie
Tilly of Bloomsbury1948TV Movie play
The Middle Watch1948TV Movie play
The Middle Watch1946TV Movie play
Tilly of Bloomsbury1940play
The Middle Watch1940play
Mad Men of Europe1940
Little Ladyship1939TV Movie English version - English version
Nobody Home1938writer
Housemaster1938novel "The Housemaster" - uncredited / play "Bachelor Born"
A Damsel in Distress1937play - uncredited
The Frog1937adaptation
Keep Your Seats, Please!1936uncredited
The Man Behind the Mask1936dialogue
Secret Agent1936dialogue
All at Sea1936play "Mr. Faintheart"
The Widow from Monte Carlo1935play "A Present from Margate"
Admirals All1935play / script
Me and Marlborough1935dialogue
The 39 Steps1935dialogue
Orders Is Orders1934play
I Was a Spy1933writer
Leave It to Me1933play "Leave It To Psmith"
Midshipmaid Gob1932play
Tilly of Bloomsbury1931play
The Sport of Kings1931play
The Middle Watch1930dialogue / play
Tommy Atkins1928writer
The Sporting Lover1926play "Good Luck"
The Happy Ending1925play
Tilly of Bloomsbury1921
The Common Cause1919play "Getting Together"



Male and Female1919technical advisor - uncredited
The Little American1917technical advisor - uncredited

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