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Harold Lamb (I) (1892–1962)

American writer and novelist Harold Lamb was born in Alpine, NJ, in 1892. From birth he had problems with his eyes, nose and throat, making it difficult for him to see, smell and speak, and it wasn't until he was in his 20s that he was "fully functional", though he remained uncomfortable among groups of people, or even in crowds, for the rest of ... See full bio »

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Samson and Delilah
The Buccaneer
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The Crusades
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The Plainsman
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 1958 The Buccaneer (1938 screenplay)
 1951 The Golden Horde (story)
 1949 Samson and Delilah (original treatment)
 1938 The Buccaneer (screenplay)
 1936 The Plainsman (screen play)
 1935 The Crusades (screen play)
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 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (lyrics: "Soldier's Song" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 The Crusades (lyrics: "Richard Ruled in England" (1935), "Hymn of Joy" (1935), "The Man in the Moon" (1935), "Blondel's Love Song" (1935), "Soldier's Song" (1935), "Song of the Crusades" (1935) - uncredited)
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 1935 The Crusades (historical adviser - uncredited)

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Novel: "The Crusades--Iron Men and the Saints". See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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