James Curtis

Novelist + Scriptwriter + Writer
Born Jul 4, 1957

James Curtis was a British author who was best known for his novels, They Drive By Night and There Ain't No Justice, both of which were made in to feature films.

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1907 Birth James Curtis was born Geoffrey Basil Maiden, in Sturry, Kent on 4 July 1907. … Read More


1934 27 Years Old In 1934, Curtis appeared in two films, Manhattan Melodrama and Fugitive Lady, in uncredited roles. … Read More
1936 29 Years Old His debut novel The Gilt Kid was published in 1936 by Penguin Books.


1937 30 Years Old In 1937 he published two novels, You’re in the Racket Too and There Ain't No Justice. … Read More
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In 1938 he published his fourth novel, They Drive By Night followed in 1939 by his penultimate novel, What Immortal Hand. … Read More


1977 70 Years Old In 1977, James Curtis died in Camden, North London after suffering a heart attack in a chemist shop. … Read More
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