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Herbert Purdom (1921–1993)

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Purdom won a Spur Award in 1966 from the Western Writers of America for his novel "My Brother John.".

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  Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (TV Series) (from a story by - 24 episodes, 1980) (teleplay - 9 episodes, 1980)
- The Whole Truth (1980) ... (from a story by - as Herb Purdum) / (teleplay - as Herb Purdum)
- The Rescue (1980) ... (from a story by - as Herb Purdum) / (teleplay - as Herb Purdum)
- Huck Sawyer-Tom Finn (1980) ... (from a story by - as Herb Purdum) / (teleplay - as Herb Purdum)
- Jim Disappears (1980) ... (from a story by - as Herb Purdum)
- Where Art Thou, Romeo? (1980) ... (from a story by - as Herb Purdum)
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Saddled (1972) ... (written by - as Herb Purdum)
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Operation: Payoff (1971) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
 1971 Adam-12 (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Ambush (1971) ... (written by - as Herb Purdum)
- The Grandmothers (1971) ... (written by - as Herb Purdum)
  Death Valley Days (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (writer - 3 episodes, 1970)
- The Solid Gold Pie (1970) ... (writer)
- Talk to Me, Charley (1970) ... (writer)
- The Mezcla Man (1970) ... (writer)
- Old Stape (1969) ... (written by)
- Here Stands Bailey (1969) ... (written by - as Herb Purdom)
 1970 Lancer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Experiment (1970) ... (writer)
 1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Green Bay Riddle (1962) ... (teleplay - as Herb Purdum)
  The Deputy (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1959 - 1960)
- Brand of Honesty (1961) ... (written by)
- The X Game (1960) ... (written by)
- The Truly Yours (1960) ... (teleplay - as Herb Purdom)
- Queen Bea (1960) ... (written by)
- Hang the Law (1960) ... (written by)
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Newborn (1961) ... (story - as Herb Purdum)
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Case of Corporal Newman (1960) ... (writer)
  Rawhide (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1959)
- Incident at Dangerfield Dip (1959) ... (story - as Herbert Purdum)
- Incident Below the Brazos (1959) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
  Broken Arrow (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1958) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1958)
- Jeopardy (1958) ... (as Herbert R. Purdom)
- The Outlaw (1958) ... (as Herbert R. Purdom)
- Backlash (1958) ... (as Herbert R. Purdom)
- Blood Brother (1958) ... (teleplay - as Herbert R. Purdum)
- The Duel (1958) ... (teleplay - as Herbert R. Purdum)
 1957-1958 White Hunter (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Sickness of Kilimanjaro (1958) ... (as Herb Purdom)
- Decision (1958) ... (as Herb Purdom)
- Brute Man (1957) ... (as Herb Purdom)
 1957 The Dalton Girls (story)
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Hamlet in Flames (1957) ... (story)
  Crossroads (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1956) (teleplay - 9 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1957) (written by - 1 episode, 1956)
- Call for Help (1957) ... (writer - as Herbert R. Purdom)
- A Holiday for Father Jim (1956) ... (teleplay)
- God in the Street (1956) ... (teleplay)
- Lifeline (1956)
- Anatole of the Bayous (1956) ... (teleplay)
  The Lone Ranger (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1957)
- A Harp for Hannah (1957) ... (screenplay - as Herb Purdom)
- Avenger (1957) ... (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Jungle Jim (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Gift of Evil (1956) ... (story)
  Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series) (1 episode, 1954) (writer - 4 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- Buried Treasure (1955) ... (writer)
- The Reckoning (1954) ... (writer)
- Tangiers Finale (1954) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
- The Case of the Lone Hunter (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The Furious Lady (1954) ... (writer)
 1955 Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Touch of Death (1955) ... (uncredited)
  The Lone Wolf (TV Series) (1 episode, 1955) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Beverly Hills Story (1955) ... (as Herb Perdum)
- The Boy Story ... (writer)
  Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (written by - 1 episode, 1953)
- Climax (1954) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
- Model for Murder (1954) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
- The Ungrateful Killer (1954) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
- Salt in His Blood (1953) ... (written by - as Herbert Purdum)
- Breakout (1953) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
 1954 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Black Lead (1954) ... (writer)
  The New Adventures of China Smith (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1954) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Bible of Mr. Quaile (1954) ... (story - as Herb Purdom) / (teleplay - as Herb Purdom)
 1953 El Alaméin (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Marriage Fix (1953) ... (teleplay)
  Boston Blackie (TV Series) (9 episodes, 1951 - 1953) (original screenplay by - 2 episodes, 1951) (original story by - 1 episode, 1952) (original screenplay - 1 episode, 1951)
- The Alibi (1953) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
- Queen of Thieves (1952) ... (original story by - as Herbert Purdum)
- Death Trap (1952) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
- Mother Wore Blinkers (1952) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
- The Lying Blackmailer (1952) ... (as Herbert Purdum)
 1953 Target Hong Kong (writer)
 1952 Gang Busters (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Alvin Karpis (1952) ... (written by)
 1952 The Cisco Kid (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Robber Crow (1952) ... (original screenplay - as Herbert Purdum)
 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Deadly Root (1951) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

His network radio work includes scripts for series such as "Gunsmoke," "Escape," "Romance," "Hopalong Cassidy," and "Richard Diamond, Private Detective." See more »

Alternate Names:

Herb Perdum | Herbert R. Purdom | Herb Purdom | Herbert R. Purdum | Herbert Purdum | Herb Purdum
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Trivia:

Purdom won a Spur Award in 1966 from the Western Writers of America for his novel "My Brother John.".

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