Hubert Henry Davies - Encyclopedia Britannica 1911




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"HUBERT HENRY DAVIES (1876-1917), English playwright, was born in Cheshire March 17 1876. After some years of journalism in San Francisco, where he also produced a few vaudevilles, he returned to England and made a success at the Haymarket theatre in 1903 with Cousin Kate and a greater success at Wyndham's theatre with Mrs. Gorringe's Necklace. Among his other comedies were The Mollusc (1907), and Doormats (1912). He produced The Outcast (1914). After overworking himself in France as a hospital orderly during the earlier portion of the World War, he had a break-down in health, and he was found dead at Robin Hood's Bay, Yorks., Aug. 17 1917.

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