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Bret Harte (1836–1902)

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Quintessential American poet and author of short stories about the Old West. Arrived in California via Nicaragua in 1854. Worked as a typesetter in San Francisco, contributed stories to the Californian (1864-66) and then became editor of Overland Monthly (1868-70). He also worked in the gold mines and became famous for his tales about Californian ... See more trivia »

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 2014 Bret Harte's Tennessee's Partner (Short) (original story)
 1982 The Luck of Roaring Camp (Short) (story)
 1981 California Gold Rush (TV Movie) (stories The Luck of Roaring Camp and The Outcasts of Poker Flats)
 1978 Kogda-to v Kalifornii (TV Movie) (stories)
 1977 Armed and Dangerous: Time and Heroes of Bret Harte (novel "Gabriel Conroy")
 1975 Four of the Apocalypse (story - as Francis Brett Harte)
 1973 Novela (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Novellen aus dem wilden Westen (TV Series) (stories)
 1971-1972 Hora once (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1958) ... (story)
 1958 The Outcasts of Poker Flat (TV Movie) (story)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Prosper's Old Mother (1958) ... (story)
 1956 Teledrama (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Os Proscritos de Poker Flav (1956) ... (story)
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Prosper's Old Mother (1955) ... (story)
 1955 Tennessee's Partner (story)
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Red Gulch (1955) ... (story)
 1954 Danger (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Treasure of the Argo (1954) ... (story)
  Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story - 5 episodes, 1951 - 1952) (original story - 3 episodes, 1951 - 1954) (writer - 1 episode, 1952)
- The Kiss (1954) ... (original story)
- In the Carquinez Woods (1953) ... (original story)
- Ward of the Golden Gate (1952) ... (story)
- Mirage (1952) ... (story)
- Another Harvest (1952) ... (story)
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story "The Postmistress of Laurel Run" - 1 episode)
- The Postmistress (1953) ... (story "The Postmistress of Laurel Run")
 1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- An Ingenue of the Sierras (1950) ... (story)
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1937 The Luck of Roaring Camp (story " Luck of Roaring Camp")
 1937 The Outcasts of Poker Flat (as Bret Harte's: 'The Outcasts of Poker Flat')
 1936 M'Liss (novelette - uncredited)
 1932 Wild Girl (story "Salomy Jane's Kiss")
 1928 Taking a Chance (story "The Saint of Calamity Gulch")
 1925 The Man from Red Gulch (story "The Idyll of Red Gulch")
 1925 The Golden Princess (story)
 1924 The Flaming Forties (story "Tennessee's Pardner")
 1923 Salomy Jane (story "Salomy Jane's Kiss")
 1922 The Girl Who Ran Wild (story "M'liss")
 1919 Fighting Cressy (novel "Cressy")
 1919 The Gray Wolf's Ghost (novel "Maruja")
 1918 Tongues of Flame (story "In the Carquinez Woods")
 1918 The Dawn of Understanding (story "The Judgment of Bolinas Plain")
 1918 M'Liss (story in collection "Stories of the Sierras")
 1917 The Luck of Roaring Camp (Short) (story)
 1916 Roaring Camp (story "The Luck of Roaring Camp")
 1916 The Half-Breed (story "In The Carquinez Woods")
 1916 Two Men of Sandy Bar (play)
 1916 Tennessee's Pardner (story)
 1915 A Phyllis of the Sierras (novel)
 1915 The Lily of Poverty Flat (poems "Her Letter", "His Answer" and "Her Last Letter")
 1915 M'Liss (novel)
 1914 Salomy Jane (story "Salomy Jane's Kiss" - novel "Salomy Jane")
 1914 Breed o' the North (Short) (story)
 1914 Golddigger (novel)
 1913 John Burns of Gettysburg (Short) (poem)
 1912 In the Aisles of the Wild (Short) (novel)
 1912 The Goddess of Sagebrush Gulch (Short) (novel)
 1911 The Last Drop of Water (Short) (story)
 1911 The White Rose of the Wilds (Short) (story)
 1910 The Stolen Claim (Short) (story)
 1910 Ononko's Vow (Short) (story)
 1910 Bradford's Claim (story)
 1910 Luck of Roaring Camp (Short) (story)
 1908 The Heart of O Yama (Short) (novel)
 1908 The Red Man and the Child (Short) (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" (filmed as The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937), The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1952), Kraft Theatre: The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1958)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bret Harte's | Francis Brett Harte
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Trivia:

Quintessential American poet and author of short stories about the Old West. Arrived in California via Nicaragua in 1854. Worked as a typesetter in San Francisco, contributed stories to the Californian (1864-66) and then became editor of Overland Monthly (1868-70). He also worked in the gold mines and became famous for his tales about Californian mining camps, achieving international renown with ... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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