Herbert Purdom (1921–1993)

Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1980) | El Alaméin (1953) | Boston Blackie (1951-1953)
AKA 
Herb Perdum | Herbert R. Purdom | Herb Purdom | Herbert R. Purdum | Herbert Purdum | Herb Purdum  Less
BORN 
Aug 4, 1921 (died Apr 16, 1993)

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Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (30 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Huckleberry Finn and His FriendsHuckleberry Finn and His Friends (TV Series) Associate Producer ( 26 episodes, 1980 ) , Writer (from a story by) ( 24 episodes, 1980 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 9 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 26
    • The Whole Truth (Jun 24, 1980) Associate Producer (as Herb Purdum), Writer (from a story by) (as Herb Purdum), Writer (teleplay) (as Herb Purdum)  Less
    • The Rescue (Jun 17, 1980) Associate Producer (as Herb Purdum), Writer (from a story by) (as Herb Purdum), Writer (teleplay) (as Herb Purdum)  Less
    • Huck Sawyer-Tom Finn (Jun 10, 1980) Associate Producer (as Herb Purdum), Writer (from a story by) (as Herb Purdum), Writer (teleplay) (as Herb Purdum)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
    • Saddled (Oct 21, 1972) Writer (as Herb Purdum)  Less
  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Adam-12Adam-12 (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 1971 )  Less 1971 2
    • Ambush (Nov 10, 1971) Writer (as Herb Purdum)  Less
    • The Grandmothers (Sep 29, 1971) Writer (as Herb Purdum)  Less
  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1966–1969 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1970 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1968 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1966–1970 8
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  • Primary photo for LancerLancer (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Surfside 6Surfside 6 (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
    • Green Bay Riddle (Apr 23, 1962) Writer (teleplay) (as Herb Purdum)  Less
  • Primary photo for The DeputyThe Deputy (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1960–1961 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 3 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1961 7
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  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
    • The Newborn (May 5, 1961) Writer (story) (as Herb Purdum)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lock UpLock Up (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1959 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 2
  • Primary photo for Broken ArrowBroken Arrow (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1958 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 3 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958 7
    • Jeopardy (Jun 17, 1958) Writer (as Herbert R. Purdom)  Less
    • The Outlaw (Jun 10, 1958) Writer (as Herbert R. Purdom)  Less
    • Backlash (May 27, 1958) Writer (as Herbert R. Purdom)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Man Without a GunMan Without a Gun (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
    • Aftermath (May 26, 1958) Writer (teleplay) (as Herbert R. Purdom)  Less
  • Primary photo for White HunterWhite Hunter (TV Series) Writer ( 3 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 3
  • Primary photo for The Sheriff of CochiseThe Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • Range Land Feud (Oct 7, 1957) Writer (teleplay) (as Herb Purdom)  Less
  • Primary photo for CrossroadsCrossroads (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 8 episodes, 1955–1956 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 1956 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1957 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1955–1957 13
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  • Primary photo for The Lone RangerThe Lone Ranger (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1957 ) , Writer (from a story by) ( 1 episode, 1957 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 2
    • A Harp for Hannah (Jan 31, 1957) Writer (as Herb Purdum)  Less
    • Avenger (Jan 10, 1957) Writer (from a story by) (as Herbert Purdum), Writer (teleplay) (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of Charlie ChanThe New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Jungle JimJungle Jim (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Adventures of the FalconAdventures of the Falcon (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1954–1955 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1954 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954–1955 6
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  • Primary photo for Sheena: Queen of the JungleSheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Lone WolfThe Lone Wolf (TV Series) Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1955 ) , Writer ( 1 episode )  Less 1955 2
  • Primary photo for Mr. & Mrs. NorthMr. & Mrs. North (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1953–1954 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953–1954 5
    • Climax (May 25, 1954) Writer (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
    • Model for Murder (Apr 13, 1954) Writer (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
    • The Ungrateful Killer (Mar 2, 1954) Writer (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Biff Baker, U.S.A.Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of China SmithThe New Adventures of China Smith (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1954 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
    • The Bible of Mr. Quaile (1954) Writer (story) (as Herb Purdom), Writer (teleplay) (as Herb Purdom)  Less
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Boston BlackieBoston Blackie (TV Series) Writer ( 9 episodes, 1951–1953 ) , Writer (original screenplay by) ( 2 episodes, 1951 ) , Writer (original screenplay) ( 1 episode, 1951 ) , Writer (original story by) ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1951–1953 13
    • The Alibi (Feb 27, 1953) Writer (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
    • Queen of Thieves (Dec 5, 1952) Writer (original story by) (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
    • Death Trap (Oct 31, 1952) Writer (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Gang BustersGang Busters (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for The Cisco KidThe Cisco Kid (TV Series) Writer (original screenplay) ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
    • Robber Crow (Jan 15, 1952) Writer (original screenplay) (as Herbert Purdum)  Less
  • Primary photo for Front Page DetectiveFront Page Detective (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951 1
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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