Film Movies Written By W. Somerset Maugham

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This is a list of films written by W. Somerset Maugham, screenwriter. This list of movies written by W. Somerset Maugham is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These W. Somerset Maugham screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased W. Somerset Maugham films are not included on this list. W. Somerset Maugham has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular W. Somerset Maugham films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

Movies include everything from The Unfaithful to Quartet.

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This list includes almost all of W. Somerset Maugham's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies W. Somerset Maugham wrote in order to find out more about each individual W. Somerset Maugham film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these W. Somerset Maugham films. (7 items)
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Christmas Holiday is a 1944 American film noir directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Deanna Durbin, Gene Kelly, and Richard Whorf. Based on the 1939 novel Christmas Holiday by W. Somerset Maugham, the film is about a woman who marries a Southern aristocrat who inherited his family's streak of violence and instability and soon drags the woman into a life of misery. After he is arrested, the woman runs away from her husband's family, changes her name, and finds work as a singer in a New Orleans dive. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Musical Score for Hans J. Salter. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gene Kelly, Deanna Durbin, Richard Whorf

Initial Release: 1944

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

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Quartet is a 1948 British anthology film with four segments, each based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham. Each segment is introduced by the author. It was successful enough to produce two sequels Trio and Encore, and popularised the compendium film format, leading to films such as O. Henry's Full House in 1952. The screenplays for the stories were all written by R. C. Sherriff. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Honor Blackman, Dirk Bogarde, W. Somerset Maugham, Cecil Parker, James Robertson Justice, + more

Initial Release: 1948

Directed by: Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart

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The Letter is an American drama film produced by Paramount Pictures. It was the first full-sound feature shot at Astoria Studios, Queens, New York City. A silent version of the film was also released. It stars the noted stage actress Jeanne Eagels along with O. P. Heggie and was directed by Jean de Limur. The film was adapted by Garrett Fort from the 1927 play The Letter by W. Somerset Maugham. It tells the story of a married woman who kills her lover out of jealousy and is brought to trial. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Herbert Marshall, Jeanne Eagels, Reginald Owen, O.P. Heggie, Irene Browne

Initial Release: 1929

Directed by: Jean de Limur

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The Unfaithful is a 1947 film noir directed by Vincent Sherman, starring Ann Sheridan, Lew Ayres, and Zachary Scott. The movie is based on the W. Somerset Maugham-penned 1940 and William Wyler directed film, The Letter. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Ann Sheridan, Eve Arden, Lew Ayres, Zachary Scott

Initial Release: 1947

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

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