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Richard Llewellyn (I) (1906–1983)

Welsh novelist and playwright Richard Llewellyn was born Richard David Vivian Llewellyn Lloyd in Pembrokeshire, Wales. He attended school in Cardiff and London, and when he was 16 he spent two years in Italy learning hotel management. While there he got work with an Italian film company, learning the basics of filmmaking. Returning to the UK, he ... See full bio »


(age 76) in Dublin, Ireland

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 1975-1976 How Green Was My Valley (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (novel)
 1960 How Green Was My Valley (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 8 episodes)
- The Last Rift (1960) ... (novel)
- New Ways of Living (1960) ... (novel)
- New Lives for Old (1960) ... (novel)
- Proposal and Disposal (1960) ... (novel)
- Further Education (1960) ... (novel)
 1957 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 Poison Pen (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Up Ferguson Way (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1951 A Tale of Five Women (screenplay - Rome segment, uncredited)
 1949 Poison Pen (TV Movie) (play)
 1948 The Silk Noose (play) / (screenplay)
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart (from the novel by)
 1941 How Green Was My Valley (based on the novel by)
 1939 Eye Witness (Short) (writer)
 1939 Oh Dear Uncle! (Short) (writer)
 1939 Poison Pen (play)
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh (writer)
 1937 Concerning Mr. Martin (additional dialogue)
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 1939 Eye Witness (Short)
 1939 Oh Dear Uncle! (Short)
 1939 The Barber's Shop (Short)

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Other Works:

Playwright: "Noose". NOTE: Filmed as Noose (1948). See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Dafydd Vivian Llewellyn Lloyd

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He served in the army between 1926-32 in India and Hong Kong. After publication of his first, and best known, novel "How Green Was My Valley" in 1939 he served again but spent most the war at Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey. See more »


Richard David Vivian Llewellyn Lloyd

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