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Philip MacDonald

Highest Rated: 100% The Garden (1990)

Lowest Rated: 50% The Dark Past (1949)

Birthday: Nov 5, 1901

Birthplace: London, England, UK

Philip MacDonald's talent for screenwriting gave him a Hollywood career. MacDonald worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Charlie Chan in London" (1934) starring Warner Oland, "Charlie Chan in Paris" with Warner Oland (1935) and "The Last Outpost" with Cary Grant (1935). He also contributed to "The Lost Patrol" (1934), "The Mystery of Mr. X" (1934) and "The Princess Comes Across" (1936) starring Carole Lombard. Toward the end of his career, MacDonald wrote the Sylvia Sidney adaptation "Love From a Stranger" (1947), the William Holden adaptation "The Dark Past" (1948) and "The Man Who Cheated Himself" (1951). He also appeared in "Ring of Fear" (1954). MacDonald more recently wrote the suspenseful adaptation "The List of Adrian Messenger" (1963) with George C Scott.

Highest rated movies

The Garden



100% No Score Yet The Garden Joseph (Character) $3.9K 1990
67% 68% The List of Adrian Messenger Writer - 1963
No Score Yet 50% Ring of Fear Writer - 1954
50% 45% The Dark Past Writer - 1949
86% 75% The Body Snatcher Screenwriter - 1945
98% 92% Rebecca Writer - 1940
No Score Yet 66% The Princess Comes Across Writer - 1936


No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Writer 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Writer 1958
No Score Yet 98% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Writer 1957