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Vernon Harris (1905–1999)

Vernon Harris was born on February 26, 1905 in Folkestone, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Oliver! (1968), Reach for the Sky (1956) and Carve Her Name with Pride (1958). He died in February 1999 in Somerset, England. See full bio »


(age 93) in Somerset, England, UK

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Oliver! Writer
Reach for the Sky
Friends Writer


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 1971 Friends
 1968 Oliver! (screenplay)
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Almost Angels: Part 2 (1965) ... (writer)
 1962 Almost Angels
 1962 Emergency (story)
 1960 Skywatch
 1959 Ferry to Hong Kong (writer)
 1958 A Cry from the Streets (writer)
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride (screenplay)
 1957 Paradise Lagoon (screenplay)
 1956 Three Men in a Boat (screenplay)
 1956 Reach for the Sky (additional scenes)
 1954 The Good Die Young (screenplay)
 1953 Break to Freedom (screenplay)
 1953 The Slasher (screenplay)
 1953 There Was a Young Lady (story)
 1952 The Hundred Hour Hunt (written by)
 1951 A Case for PC 49 (radio series) / (screenplay)
 1940 Band Waggon (written and devised by)
 1935 Play Up the Band (screen play)
 1935 Joy Ride (story)
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Frequent collaborator of Lewis Gilbert, who directed fourteen films which Harris worked on either as writer or as script editor. See more »

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