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George Randolph Chester (1870–1924)

George Randolph Chester is best remembered as the author of "Get Rich Quick Wallingford". Originally a newspaper reporter, Chester first began submitting short stories for publication at the urging of his wife Elizabeth. Mrs. Chester, who at that time was a Cincinnati school teacher, assisted her husband by proof reading his work and taking ... See full bio »

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 1931 New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (from "The Wallingford Stories" published in Cosmopolitan Magazine)
 1928 The Head of the Family (story)
 1927 Soft Cushions (story)
 1926 Fools of Fashion (novel "The Other Woman")
 1923 The Bolted Door (writer)
 1923 The First Degree (writer)
 1923 The Scarlet Car (writer)
 1922 Das Geld auf der Strasse (novel)
 1921/I Black Beauty (adaptation)
 1920 Dead Men Tell No Tales (screenplay) / (titles)
 1920 Trumpet Island (titles)
 1919 The Vengeance of Durand (scenario)
 1918 Five Thousand an Hour (novel)
 1918 Twenty-One (story)
 1918 The Wild Strain (story)
 1917 The Message of the Mouse (story)
 1916 The Enemy (novel)
 1916 The Microscope Mystery (story "Bugs")
 1916 Lord Southpaugh (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 The Missing Heir (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 Buying a Bank with Bunk (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 A Stony Deal (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 Apples and Eggbeaters (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 Detective Blackie (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 A Transaction in Summer Boarders (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 A Bang Sun Engine (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 A Trap for Trapp (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 The Lilac Splash (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 The Master Stroke (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 A Rheumatic Joint (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 Three Rings and a Goat (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 The Bungalow Bungle (Short) (magazine cartoons)
 1915 The New Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford (magazine cartoons)
 1915 The Chief's Goat (Short) (story)
 1915 Runaway June (novel "Runaway June")
 1915 The Man, the Mission and the Maid (Short) (story)
 1914 The Girl from Prosperity (Short) (story - as George R. Chester)
 1914 Back to Broadway (Short) (story)
 1913 The Manicure Girl (Short) (story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Making of Bobby Burnit" (filmed as The Making of Bobby Burnit (1914)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

George R. Chester


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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