Hitchcock Chronology: Eliot Stannard
- 21st - Eliot Stannard, one of England's most prolific screenwriters, dies aged 56. He wrote (or co-wrote) the scenarios for Hitchcock's The Pleasure Garden (1925), The Mountain Eagle (1926), Downhill (1927), The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), The Ring (1927), Champagne (1928), Easy Virtue (1928), The Farmer's Wife (1928) and The Manxman (1929).
- Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light (2003) by Patrick McGilligan, page 80
- The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock (1983) by Donald Spoto, page 96