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The Writer Speaks: John Gay

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John Gay might be best known for writing RUN SILENT RUN DEEP, the classic submarine movie that inspired a half century of underwater dramas. But check out his body of work – in addition to RUN SILENT and the unforgettable ensemble drama SEPARATE TABLES, Gay wrote a plethora of televised adaptations of plays and novels throughout the 1970s and 80s.

Here’s Gay telling his life story as part of our THE WRITER SPEAKS series.