Vernon Harris

Vernon Harris's talent for screenwriting gave him a Hollywood career. With such film writing credits as the crime thriller "The Good Die Young" (1954) with Laurence Harvey and "Albert R.N." (1955), Harris was an ... Read more »
Born: 02/26/1905 in FolkestoneUK

Filmography

Writer (13)

Paul et Michelle 1973 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Friends 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Oliver! 1968 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Almost Angels 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Ferry to Hong Kong 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Carve Her Name With Pride 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Cry From the Streets 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Admirable Crichton 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Reach For the Sky 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Sea Shall Not Have Them 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Sea Shall Not Have Them 1955 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

Three Men in a Boat 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Good Die Young 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Editor (1)

Shirley Valentine 1989 (Movie)

script editor (Editor)

Biography

Vernon Harris's talent for screenwriting gave him a Hollywood career. With such film writing credits as the crime thriller "The Good Die Young" (1954) with Laurence Harvey and "Albert R.N." (1955), Harris was an established screenwriter. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for "Three Men in a Boat" in 1956. He continued his focus on film through the fifties and the sixties, penning the scripts for the comedy adaptation "The Admirable Crichton" (1957) with Kenneth More, "A Cry From the Streets" (1958) with Max Bygraves and the Virginia McKenna dramatic adaptation "Carve Her Name With Pride" (1958). He also appeared in the Curt Jurgens adventure "Ferry to Hong Kong" (1959) and "Almost Angels" (1962) with Peter Weck. He followed this recognition with scripts for "Friends" (1971) and the Anicee Alvina romance sequel "Paul et Michelle" (1974). Harris last edited the comedic adaptation "Shirley Valentine" (1989) with Pauline Collins.

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