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Harold Purcell (1907–1977)

Harold Purcell was born on December 9, 1907 in Lewisham, London, England as Harold Vousden Purcell. He was married to Iris May L Boon. He died on May 28, 1977 in Worthing, Sussex, England. See full bio »

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 1958-1959 William Tell (TV Series) (32 episodes)
- Undercover (1959) ... ("The William Tell Song")
- The Mountain People (1959) ... ("The William Tell Song")
- The Spider (1959) ... ("The William Tell Song")
- The Traitor (1959) ... ("The William Tell Song')
- The Master Spy (1959) ... ("The William Tell Song")
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes (lyrics: "The London I Love")
 1954 Let's Make Up (writer: "The Moment I Saw You", "Up the Hill to Windsor Castle")
 1954 The Love Lottery ("It May be You")
 1953 Always a Bride (lyrics: "I Love You Toujours")
 1952 The Assassin (lyrics: "Time Was Standing Still" - uncredited)
 1951 Hotel Sahara (lyrics: "Say Goodbye Soldier Boy", "I Love A Man")
 1949 Maytime in Mayfair (lyrics: "Maytime in Mayfair", "The Moment I Saw You" - uncredited)
 1948 Dulcimer Street (lyrics: " (Little) Girl In Blue")
 1948 Spring in Park Lane (lyrics: "The Moment I Saw You")
 1947 Nightbeat (lyrics: "I'm Not In Love", "When You Smile" - uncredited)
 1947 Dancing with Crime ("Bow Bells are London Bells")
 1946 The Lisbon Story (lyrics: "Never Say Good Bye", "Someday We Shall Meet Again", "Song Of The Sunrise", "Paris In My Heart", "Pedro the Fisherman")
 1944 Candles at Nine (lyrics: "I'd Like to Share With You")
 1944 Two Thousand Women (writer: "One Song Ever Shall Remain")
 1943 Women Aren't Angels (writer: "My Kind of Loving" - uncredited)
 1941 Hi Gang! (lyrics: "It's a Small World")
 1941 He Found a Star ("Waitin'")
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Playwright: "The Lisbon Story" (filmed as The Lisbon Story (1946)).

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Alternate Names:

H.V. Purcell

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Father: Joseph George Purcell; Mother: Mary Ann Isabella Lord.

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