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Walter Greenwood (1903–1974)

Walter Greenwood was born on December 17, 1903 in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Love on the Dole (1941), No Limit (1935) and Chance of a Lifetime (1950). He was married to Pearl Alice Osgood. He died on September 13, 1974 in Isle of Man, UK. See full bio »


(age 70) in Isle of Man, UK

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No Limit Writer
Massacre Hill Writer


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 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Love on the Dole (1967) ... (play)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Cure for Love (1964) ... (writer)
 1960 The Secret Kingdom (TV Mini-Series) (novel and adaptation - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.7 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... (novel and adaptation)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1960) (novel - 1 episode, 1960)
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Love on the Dole (1960) ... (adaptation) / (novel)
 1959 Blackpool Show Parade (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Happy Days (1959) ... (play)
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Cure for Love (1954) ... (play)
 1950 Chance of a Lifetime (original screenplay)
 1949 The Cure for Love (play)
 1949 Massacre Hill (screenplay)
 1947 A City Speaks (Documentary)
 1942 Much Too Shy (screen adaptation)
 1941 Love on the Dole (adaptation) / (novel)
 1935 No Limit (story)
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 1941 Love on the Dole (associate producer)
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 1964 The Great War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - British Man
- Why Don't You Come and Help? (1964) ... Himself - British Man (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Love on the Dole," adapted by Ronald Gow at the Garrick Theatre in London, England, with Wendy Hiller in the cast. NOTE: Filmed as Love on the Dole (1941), BBC Sunday-Night Play: Twentieth Century Theatre: Love on the Dole (1960), ITV Play of the Week: Love on the Dole (1967) See more »

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His most famous n novel, "Love on the Dole", was based largely on his childhood, coming from a poor family in Lancashire; his father, a hairdresser, died of alcoholism when the boy was nine and his mother supported the family on her low-paying job as a waitress. See more »

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