Dorothy Black Biography (1913-1985)

Born April 30, 1913, in Johannesburg, South Africa; died February 19, 1985, in London, England; daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Johanna (Albertyn) Black.

Nationality
South African
Gender
Female
Birth Details
April 30, 1913
Johannesburg, South Africa
Death Details
19, 1985
London, England

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Toured with a Shakespearean repertory company.
  • Writings
  • PLAYS,PRODUCED The Prince of Bohemia (adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's story "The Suicide Club"), 1941.
  • Landslide (with David Peel), 1943.
  • Men without Shadows, 1947.
  • The Respectable Prostitute (adapted from Jean-Paul Sartre), 1947.
  • Crime Passionel (adapted from Sartre), 1948.
  • Point of Departure (adapted from Jean Anouilh), 1950.
  • The Untamed (adapted from Anouilh), 1951.
  • Lucifer and the Lord (adapted from Sartre), 1952.
  • The Public Prosecutor (adapted from Fritz Hochwalder), 1953.
  • The Snow Was Black (adapted from Simenon), 1953.
  • Kean (adapted from Sartre), 1954.
  • Three Sisters (with Micki Iveria), 1955.
  • Donadiu (adapted from Hochwalder), 1956.
  • Wings of the Wind (adapted from Alexander Rivemale), 1957.
  • The Innocent Man (adapted from Hochwalder), 1958.
  • Love from Italy (adapted from Louis Ducreux), 1960.
  • The Rehearsal (adapted from Jean Anouilh; with Pamela Hansford Johnson),1961.
  • Bonne Soupe (adapted from Felicien Marceau), 1961.
  • The Singing Dolphin (original idea), 1963.
  • Isabelle (adapted from Jacques Deval), 1964.
  • Maxibules (adapted from Marcel Ayme), 1964.
  • The Soldier's Tale (with Michael Flanders), 1970.
  • Sword of Vengeance (adapted from Hochwalder), 1975.
  • Riding to Jerusalem (adapted from Evelyn Coquet), 1978.

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