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Walter Greenwood (1903–1974)

Walter Greenwood was born on December 17, 1903 in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Love on the Dole (1941), Chance of a Lifetime (1950) and No Limit (1935). He was married to Pearl Alice Osgood. He died on September 13, 1974. See full bio »


(age 70)

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Known For

Love on the Dole
Chance of a Lifetime
No Limit
No Limit Writer
Massacre Hill
Massacre Hill Writer


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 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Love on the Dole (1967) ... (play)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Cure for Love (1964) ... (writer)
 1960 The Secret Kingdom (TV Mini-Series) (novel and adaptation - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.7 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1960) (novel - 1 episode, 1960)
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Love on the Dole (1960) ... (adaptation) / (novel)
 1959 Blackpool Show Parade (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Happy Days (1959) ... (play)
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Cure for Love (1954) ... (play)
 1950 Chance of a Lifetime (original screenplay)
 1949 The Cure for Love (play)
 1949 Massacre Hill (screenplay)
 1947 A City Speaks (Documentary)
 1941 Love on the Dole (adaptation) / (novel)
 1935 No Limit (story)
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 1941 Love on the Dole (associate producer)
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 1964 The Great War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - British Man
- Why Don't You Come and Help? (1964) ... Himself - British Man (uncredited)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He wrote and directed his play, "Saturday Night at the Crown," at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool, England with Thora Hird, Richard Dare, John Jarvis, and Mollie Sugden in the cast. See more »

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English writer, whose 1932 novel "Love on the Dole" detailed the plight of the Lancashire poor during the depression. It was later turned into a successful play and was filmed in 1941. Greenwood wrote further socially-conscious novels which never quite matched the success of his earlier work. He also set up a movie production company, Greenpark, in 1938, which made films for the British ... See more »

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