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Lassie Writer
Gypsy Colt Writer


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 2014-2015 Lassie (TV Series) (based on the character credited by - 5 episodes)
- The Grand Mountain Adventure Challenge - Part 2 (2015) ... (based on the character credited by)
- The Secrets of the Parker Clan (2014) ... (based on the character credited by)
- Thin Ice (2014) ... (based on the character credited by)
- Saving Zuli! (2014) ... (based on the character credited by)
- The Demon of Diamond Lake (2014) ... (based on the character credited by)
 2005 Lassie (novel)
 1996 Meiken rasshî (TV Series) (novel)
 1994 Lassie (Video Game) (based on character by)
 1994 Lassie (character of Lassie)
 1954-1972 Lassie (TV Series) (character - 376 episodes)
- Peace Is Our Profession: Part 4 (1972) ... (character)
- Peace Is Our Profession: Part 3 (1972) ... (character)
- Peace Is Our Profession: Part 2 (1972) ... (character)
- Peace Is Our Profession: Part 1 (1972) ... (character)
- A Year of Sundays (1970) ... (character)
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Better Half (1956) ... (writer - segment "The Better Half")
 1954 Gypsy Colt (based on a story by)
 1949 The Sun Comes Up (uncredited)
 1948 Hills of Home (uncredited)
 1945 Son of Lassie (characters)
 1943 The Nazis Strike (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1943 Lassie Come Home (novel)
 1942 Why We Fight (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1942 This Above All (novel)
 1935 Under the Pampas Moon (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
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 1943 Lassie Come Home (with reverence and pride, we dedicate this picturization of his best-loved story to - as the late Major Eric Knight)

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Other Works:

Novel: "Lassie Come Home". NOTE: Filmed as Lassie (1954), Lassie Come Home (1943) Lassie (2005), Lassie (2014), Lassie (1994). See more »

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Alternate Names:

the late Major Eric Knight

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Daughter is Winifred Knight Mewborn. Winifred's daughter, Betsy Mewborn Cowaned, is operating a website in order to try and find more information on her grandfather's death, on a WWII plane crash. See more »

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