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Elizabeth Kata Elizabeth Kata i(A29379 works by)
Born: Established: 1912 Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 4 Sep 1998 Mosman, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
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Born of Scottish parents in Australia, Elizabeth Kata spent a decade from 1937 living in Tokyo after marrying into a Japanese family. As well as writing for television, Kata spent two years in Hollywood as a scriptwriter. Her first novel Be Ready with Bells and Drums (1961) was produced as a film, A Patch of Blue, that won a Writers' Guild of America award in 1965.

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