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Alvin M. Josephy (1915–2005)

Alvin M. Josephy was born on May 18, 1915 in Woodmere, Long Island, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Captive City (1952), Something for the Birds (1952) and I Will Fight No More Forever (1975). He was married to Elizabeth Peet. He died on October 16, 2005 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Captive City (1954) ... (original screenplay)
 1952 Something for the Birds (story and screenplay)
 1952 The Captive City (screenplay - as Alvin M. Josephy Jr.) / (story - as Alvin M. Josephy Jr.)
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 1993 How the West Was Lost (TV Series documentary) (additional historian - 1 episode)
- A Good Day to Die (1993) ... (additional historian - as Alvin Josephy)
 1982 Timewatch (TV Series documentary) (historical consultant - 2002)
 1975 I Will Fight No More Forever (TV Movie) (historical consultant - as Alvin M. Josephy Jr.)
 1952 Operation Secret (story developer)
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 1995 The Way West (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Alvin Josephy)
 1992 The Real West (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Historian-Author
- The U.S. Civil War Out West ... Himself - Historian-Author (as Alvin M. Josephy Jr.)

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Other Works:

"Now That the Buffalo's Gone" (non-fiction book) See more »

Alternate Names:

Alvin M. Josephy Jr. | Alvin Josephy

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Was widely praised by Native Americans for his writings which elevated their history by leaving out folklore or White misrepresentations. See more »

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