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Heck Allen (1912–1991)

Heck Allen was "Story Man" (or "Gag Man") for most of Tex Avery's best MGM cartoons from 1944 through 1955, which to this day are some of the funniest cartoons ever made. Allen was responsible for some of the most outlandish, side-splittingly hilarious gags in the history of animated short subjects. Although Allen also worked for Walter Lantz (... See full bio »

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Mackenna's Gold
The Tall Men
The Tall Men Writer
King-Size Canary
Young Billy Young


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 1996 North Star (novel "The North Star" - as Will Henry)
 1991 Into the Badlands (TV Movie) (short story "The Streets of Laredo" - as Will Henry)
 1969 Young Billy Young (novel "Who Rides with Wyatt" - as Will Henry)
 1969 Mackenna's Gold (novel - as Will Henry)
 1968 Journey to Shiloh (novel - as Will Henry)
 1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sundown Smith (1960) ... (as Clay Fisher)
 1959 Yellowstone Kelly (from the book by - as Clay Fisher)
 1956 Pillars of the Sky (novel "Frontier Fury" - as Will Henry)
 1955 Cellbound (Short) (story)
 1955 Deputy Droopy (Short) (story)
 1955 The First Bad Man (Short) (story)
 1955 The Tall Men (from the novel by - as Clay Fisher)
 1955 Santa Fe Passage (Esquire Magazine story - as Clay Fisher)
 1955 Field and Scream (Short) (story)
 1954 Dixieland Droopy (Short) (story)
 1954 The Flea Circus (Short) (story)
 1954 The Farm of Tomorrow (Short) (story)
 1954 Bird-Brain Bird Dog (Short) (story)
 1954 Homesteader Droopy (Short) (story)
 1954 Sleepy-Time Squirrel (Short) (story)
 1954 Billy Boy (Short) (story)
 1954 The Impossible Possum (Short) (story)
 1954 Drag-A-Long Droopy (Short) (story)
 1953 The Three Little Pups (Short) (story)
 1953 Half-Pint Palomino (Short) (story)
 1953 Wee-Willie Wildcat (Short) (story)
 1953 T.V. of Tomorrow (Short) (story)
 1953 Heir Bear (Short) (story)
 1953 Little Johnny Jet (Short) (story)
 1953 Cobs and Robbers (Short) (story)
 1953 Barney's Hungry Cousin (Short) (story)
 1952 Busybody Bear (Short) (story)
 1952 The Little Wise Quacker (Short) (story)
 1952 Caballero Droopy (Short) (story)
 1952 Rock-a-Bye Bear (Short) (story)
 1952 Woodpecker in the Rough (Short) (uncredited)
 1952 Born to Peck (Short) (uncredited)
 1951 Destination Meat Ball (Short) (uncredited)
 1951 Sleep Happy (Short)
 1951 Puny Express (Short)
 1949 Drooler's Delight (Short) (writer)
 1949 Scrappy Birthday (Short) (story)
 1948 Wild and Woody! (Short) (story)
 1948 The Cat That Hated People (Short) (story)
 1948 Dog Tax Dodgers (Short) (story)
 1948 Wet Blanket Policy (Short) (story)
 1948 Half-Pint Pygmy (Short) (writer)
 1948 What Price Fleadom (Short) (uncredited)
 1947 King-Size Canary (Short) (story)
 1947 Slap Happy Lion (Short) (story)
 1947 Uncle Tom's Cabaña (Short)
 1947 Red Hot Rangers (Short) (story)
 1947 Hound Hunters (Short) (story)
 1946 Henpecked Hoboes (Short) (story)
 1946 Northwest Hounded Police (Short) (story)
 1946 The Hick Chick (Short) (story)
 1946 Lonesome Lenny (Short) (story)
 1945 Wild and Woolfy (Short) (story)
 1945 Swing Shift Cinderella (Short) (story)
 1945 The Shooting of Dan McGoo (Short) (story)
 1945 Jerky Turkey (Short) (story)
 1945 The Screwy Truant (Short) (story)
 1944 Big Heel-Watha (Short) (story)
 1944 Happy-Go-Nutty (Short) (story)
 1944 Screwball Squirrel (Short) (story)
 1943 Dumb-Hounded (Short) (writer - uncredited)
 1942 Wild Honey, or, How to Get Along Without a Ration Book (Short) (story - as Henry Allen)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Who Rides With Wyatt?" (filmed as Young Billy Young (1969)). See more »

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1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Henry Allen | Clay Fisher | Will Henry

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