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Harry Spalding (1913–2008)

Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and brought to the US when he was six, Harry Spalding credits his interest in writing to his mother, who read the classics aloud to him when he was a child. Early on, Spalding did some short story and newspaper writing, then went into the theater business as a film booker/buyer in San Francisco. Working ... See full bio »


(age 95) in Oakland, California, USA

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 2011 Meet John Wooden (Documentary) (narration by)
 1988 Witchery (writer)
 1980 The Watcher in the Woods (screenplay)
  The Next Step Beyond (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- To Fight a Ghost (1979) ... (teleplay - as Harry C. Spalding)
- Drums at Midnight ... (writer)
- The Haunted Inn ... (writer)
 1975-1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Donovan's Kid: Part 2 (1979) ... (writer)
- Donovan's Kid: Part 1 (1979) ... (writer)
- One Little Indian: Part 2 (1976) ... (writer)
- One Little Indian: Part 1 (1976) ... (writer)
- The Sky's the Limit: Part 2 (1975) ... (writer)
 1979 Donovan's Kid (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1978 Grandpa Goes to Washington (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Senator's Widow (1978) ... (written by)
 1977 The Ghost of Cypress Swamp (TV Movie) (teleplay by)
 1976 Swiss Family Robinson (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Skeleton Clue (1976) ... (writer)
- The Secret of Shark Island (1976) ... (writer)
 1974 Chosen Survivors (screen story - as H.B. Cross) / (screenplay - as H.B. Cross)
 1973 One Little Indian (written by)
 1965 Spaceflight IC-1: An Adventure in Space (written by - as Henry Cross)
 1965 Wild on the Beach (written by)
 1965 Curse of the Fly (written by)
 1964 Raiders from Beneath the Sea (screenplay)
 1964 The Earth Dies Screaming (as Henry Cross)
 1964 Night Train to Paris (as Henry Cross)
 1964 Witchcraft
 1964 Surf Party (written by)
 1963 The Young Swingers (writer)
 1963 Harbor Lights (writer)
 1963 Police Nurse (writer)
 1963 House of the Damned (writer)
 1963 The Day Mars Invaded Earth (written by)
 1962 Young Guns of Texas (written by - as Henry Cross)
 1962 The Firebrand (written by)
 1962 Air Patrol (as Henry Cross)
 1962 Womanhunt (story)
 1961 Teenage Millionaire (as H. B. Cross)
 1960 Freckles
 1958 Country Music Holiday (screenplay - as H.B. Cross) / (story - as H.B. Cross)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

H. B. Cross | H.B. Cross | Henry Cross | Harry C. Spalding

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Interviewed in Tom Weaver's book "Attack of the Monster Movie Makers" (McFarland & Co., 1994). See more »

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