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Ernest Haycox (1899–1950)

Haycox is the writer most often credited with raising western fiction up from the pulps into the mainstream; his influence on other writers of western fiction cannot be overestimated. He was a prolific writer, with almost three hundred short stories and more than twenty novels to his credit, and is among the most successful writers of American ... See full bio »

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 1986 Stagecoach (TV Movie) (story "Stage to Lordsburg")
 1966 Stagecoach (from a story by)
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bitter Lesson (1959) ... (story)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1958) (story "A Day in Town" - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Last Rodeo (1958) ... (story)
- The Castaway (1958) ... (story)
- The Windmill (1955) ... (story "A Day in Town")
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story "Fourth Son" - 1 episode)
- Third Son (1958) ... (story "Fourth Son")
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Inscrutable Man (1957) ... (story)
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Day in Town (1953) ... (story)
 1953 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Outlaw's Reckoning (1953) ... (story)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Outlaw's Reckoning (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Apache War Smoke (story "Stage Station")
 1952 Bugles in the Afternoon (novel)
 1951 Man in the Saddle (based upon the novel by)
 1950 Montana (story)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Day in Town (1949) ... (story)
 1947 Heaven Only Knows (treatment)
 1946 Canyon Passage (adapted from the Saturday Evening Post novel "Canyon Passage")
 1946 Abilene Town (novel "Trail Town")
 1942 Apache Trail (story "Stage Station")
 1942 Sundown Jim (story)
 1939 Union Pacific (novel "Trouble Shooters" - uncredited) / (story)
 1939 Stagecoach (original story)

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The Haycox stories optioned but never produced include his novel "Alder Gulch" (which was to have been filmed in 1953, as another Anthony Mann-James Stewart-Borden Chase collaboration); and his novel "Border Trumpet," which was adapted by Louis S. Peterson in 1956 for Figaro Productions but never filmed. See more »

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