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WW Jacobs

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Greatest for his 1902 brief tale “The Monkey’s Paw,” Jacobs also penned popular books like a Master of Art. After their studies at the College or university of London’s Birkbeck University, he worked like a civil servant. He became a full-time article writer following the publication of his 1898 brief story collection Ocean Urchins. A lot of his functions were illustrated from the English artist Can Owen. He and his wife, suffragette Agnes Eleanor Williams, resolved in Essex, Britain, and welcomed a girl in 1901. His brief tale “The Interruption” was modified right into a 1955 film (entitled Footsteps in the Fog) starring Stewart Granger.

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Full Name W. W. Jacobs
Date Of Birth September 8, 1863
Died September 1, 1943, Islington, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth London, England
Profession Novelist
Education Birkbeck, University of London
Nationality British
Spouse Agnes Eleanor Williams
Parents Sophia Wymark, William Gage Jacobs
Movies The Monkey's Paw, Our Relations, Footsteps in the Fog, Deathdream, Sergeant Murphy, A Master of Craft, Beauty and the Barge, The Third String, The Skipper's Wooing, Dixon's Return, Passion Island
Star Sign Virgo

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1English dramatist and story writer, usually of tales involving the sea and village life and often dealing with supernatural or horror elements. He was a clerk until finding success as a full-time author with his first collected stories, published as "Many Cargoes" in 1896. He is best known for "The Monkey's Paw", a 1902 tale about a talisman which grants its owner three wishes, though inevitably those come with a heavy price.
2Grandfather of Olwen Wymark.


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Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Monkey's Paw2013/IIShort story completed
The Monkey's Paw2013/Ishort novel
Talismán2012Short novel
The Monkey's Paw2010Short story
La Pata de Mono2009Short short story
The Ivory2004story
The Monkey's Paw2003Short story
The Hand2003Short original story
The Monkey's Paw1988TV Movie based on a story by
Spine Chillers1980TV Series 2 episodes
Xiao hun yu1979uncredited
The Monkey's Paw1978Short story
La zarpa1974TV Movie short story "The Monkey's Paw"
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador presenta a Narciso Ibáñez Menta1974TV Series 1 episode
Great Mysteries1973TV Series story - 2 episodes
Historias para no dormir1967TV Series story The Monkey's Paw - 1 episode
La zarpa1967TV Movie short story "The Monkey's Paw"
Comedy Playhouse1965TV Series story - 1 episode
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1965TV Series story "The Monkey's Paw" - 1 episode
Obras maestras del terror1962TV Series tale - 1 episode
Espiritismo1962story "The Monkey's Paw" - uncredited
La pata del mono1961TV Movie short story "The Monkey's Paw"
Great Ghost Tales1961TV Series story - 1 episode
Shoestring Theatre1960TV Series 1 episode
The Nightwatchman's Stories1959TV Series story - 5 episodes
Alf's Dream1956TV Movie story
Lilli Palmer Theatre1955TV Series by - 1 episode
Footsteps in the Fog1955original short story "The Interruption"
The Monkey's Paw1954TV Short story
General Electric Theater1953TV Series script - 1 episode
The Brown Man's Servant1953TV Movie story
Your Jeweler's Showcase1953TV Series story - 1 episode
The Bosun's Mate1953Short writer
Grande Teatro Tupi1952TV Series 1 episode
Suspense1949-1950TV Series story - 2 episodes
The Monkey's Paw1948story
The Monkey's Paw1948TV Short short story
Sailors Don't Care1940story
The Monkey's Paw1939TV Movie
Oh Dear Uncle!1939Short story "Peter's Pence"
Beauty and the Barge1937play
Our Relations1936suggested by the story "The Money Box" by
Skipper of the Osprey1933Short story
The Monkey's Paw1933story
The Third String1932story
Double Dealing1928Short story
In Borrowed Plumes1928Short story
The Bravo1928Short story
The Changeling1928Short story
Two of a Trade1928Short story
Passion Island1927novel
Dixon's Return1924Short story
Lawyer Quince1924Short story
The Boatswain's Mate1924Short story
An Odd Freak1923Short story "Light Freights"
The Constable's Move1923Short story "Captains All"
The Convert1923Short story "Deep Waters"
The Monkey's Paw1923story
The Skipper's Wooing1922novel
The Head of the Family1922story
A Master of Craft1922story
The Monkey's Paw1919story
A Marked Man1916Short short story
The Persecution of Bob Pretty1916Short story
The Skipper of the Osprey1916Short story
Odd Charges1916Short story
An Odd Freak1916Short story
Mixed Relations1916Short story
Her Uncle1915Short story
His Lordship1915Short story
The Monkey's Paw1915Short story
Beauty and the Barge1914Short
Lawyer Quince1914Short
The Bosun's Mate1914Short
The Third String1914

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