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Harry Leon Wilson (1867–1939)


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Ruggles of Red Gap
Bunker Bean
Bunker Bean Writer
Fancy Pants
Fancy Pants Writer
Merton of the Movies


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 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Ruggles of Red Gap (1957) ... (novel)
 1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Ruggles of Red Gap (1951) ... (play)
 1950 Fancy Pants (story)
 1947 Merton of the Movies (novel)
 1947 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Merton of the Movies (1947) ... (novel)
 1943 Follow the Band (screenplay - as Harry Wilson)
 1937 Oh, Doctor (based on his play)
 1936 Bunker Bean (based on the novel by) / (by)
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap (novel "Ruggles of Red Gap")
 1932 Make Me a Star (novel "Merton of the Movies")
 1930 Cameo Kirby (play)
 1928 The Head Man (story)
 1925 His Majesty, Bunker Bean (novel "Bunker Bean")
 1925 Oh, Doctor! (novel)
 1924 Merton of the Movies (novel)
 1923 Cameo Kirby (play)
 1923 Ruggles of Red Gap (play)
 1922 The Man from Home (play)
 1921 The Spenders (novel "The Spenders: A Tale of the Third Generation")
 1918 His Majesty, Bunker Bean (novel "Bunker Bean")
 1918 Ruggles of Red Gap (novel)
 1916 Corporal Billy's Comeback (Short) (story)
 1914 Springtime (play)
 1914 Cameo Kirby (play)
 1914 The Man from Home (play)

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Playwright: "The Spenders" (based on his novel, "The Spenders: A Tale of the Third Generation"). NOTE: Filmed as The Spenders (1921). See more »

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Harry Wilson

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Children (per 1927 NY Times article): Harry Leon Wilson Jr., 13, and Charis Wilson, 12. See more »

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