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(TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1988) (creator - 2 episodes, 1988)
(TV Series) (creator - 85 episodes, 1976 - 1980) (created and written by - 1 episode, 1976)
(stage play adaptation - as Jay Allen)
(screenplay - as Jay Allen)
(TV Series) (2 episodes)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Written by Jay Presson Allen
. Adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark
. Incidental music composed and arranged by John Cook. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Jane Greenwood. Directed by Michael Langham. Helen Hayes Theatre: 16 Jan 1968- 14 Dec 1968 (...
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I get up, and I write and I write, until I have to go to sleep; then I get up, eat something, then go back to work. I do a script very fast, because I don't stop. All day. All night, until I'm too sleepy.
She always spoke warmly about Alfred Hitchcock, and said that she had learned a great deal from working with him. In addition to writing the script for "Marnie", she wrote a first-draft screenplay based on J.M. Barrie's play "Mary Rose", which Hitchcock was very keen to film. However, the film was never made.