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Richard Schayer (1880–1956)

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Hollywood scenarist/screenwriter, a former newspaper journalist, in films from silent days. The son of an army officer, he trained for acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and got into screenwriting after World War I military service. Rose to an executive position at Universal in the 1930's.

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 1999 The Mummy (story - uncredited)
 1965 Arizona Raiders (story)
 1964 Apache Rifles (story)
 1963 Sword of Lancelot (writer)
 1961 Gun Fight (screenplay)
 1960 Five Guns to Tombstone (screenplay)
  Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1957) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957)
- Hawkeye's Homecoming (1957) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Victor Hugo (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Gun Brothers (screenplay)
 1955 Top Gun (screenplay)
 1955 Fury (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Joey Finds a Friend (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1954 Khyber Patrol (story)
 1954 The Lone Gun (screenplay)
 1953 The Steel Lady (screenplay)
 1953 Gun Belt (screenplay)
 1953 Bandits of Corsica (writer)
 1952 Cripple Creek (written by)
 1952 Indian Uprising (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 The Texas Rangers (screenplay)
 1951 Lorna Doone
 1950 Kim (screenplay)
 1949 Black Magic (additional scenes and dialogue)
 1948 The Black Arrow (screen play)
 1940 The Mummy's Hand (1932 screen story, uncredited)
 1940 Northwest Passage (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1936 The Devil Is a Sissy (screenplay)
 1936 The Devil-Doll (contributor to dialogue - uncredited)
 1936 Dangerous Waters (screenplay)
 1935 The Winning Ticket (screenplay)
 1933 Cocktail Hour (screenplay)
 1933 Private Jones (story)
 1932 The Mummy (from a story by)
 1932 The All-American (story)
 1932 My Pal, the King (story)
 1932 The Texas Bad Man (scenario editor)
 1932 Radio Patrol (scenario editor)
 1932 Night World (screenplay)
 1932 Destry Rides Again (adaptation)
 1932 The Impatient Maiden (screenplay)
 1932 Law and Order (scenario editor)
 1932 The Unexpected Father (scenario editor)
 1931 Private Lives (scenario)
 1931 Frankenstein (scenario editor)
 1931 Just a Gigolo (screen adaptation and dialogue)
 1931 Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (dialogue continuity)
 1931 Dance, Fools, Dance (continuity)
 1931 Trader Horn (screen play)
 1930 Men of the North (continuity and dialogue)
 1930 Doughboys (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1930 Estrellados
 1930 Children of Pleasure (scenario)
 1930 Free and Easy (scenario by)
 1929 Devil-May-Care (adaptation)
 1929 Hallelujah (treatment)
 1929 Spite Marriage (continuity by)
 1929 Wild Orchids (continuity)
 1929 The Flying Fleet (screen play)
 1928 Honeymoon (adaptation)
 1928 The Cameraman (continuity)
 1928 The Actress (writer)
 1928 Across to Singapore (continuity by)
 1928 Circus Rookies (writer)
 1928 The Law of the Range (writer)
 1926 Tell It to the Marines (screen play)
 1926 The Terror (screenplay) / (story)
 1926 The Frontier Trail (screenplay - as E. Richard Schayer) / (story - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1926 The Scrappin' Kid (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer) / (story - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1926 The Unknown Soldier (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1926 The Seventh Bandit (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1926 Rustlers' Ranch (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1925 The Calgary Stampede (story and scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1925 Beauty and the Bad Man (adaptation - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1925 The Hurricane Kid (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1924 Silk Stocking Sal (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1924 The Ridin' Kid from Powder River (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1924 The Dangerous Flirt (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1924 Sawdust Trail (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1924 Ride for Your Life (adaptation - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1924 Hook and Ladder (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1923 The Thrill Chaser (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1923 The Ramblin' Kid (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1923 The Victor (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1922 My Dad (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1922 The Glory of Clementina (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1922 The Gray Dawn (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1921 Black Roses (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1921 The Lure of Egypt (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1921 Beach of Dreams (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1921 The Killer (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1921 The Spenders (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1920 An Arabian Knight (scenario)
 1920 Li Ting Lang (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1920 The Brand of Lopez (story - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1920 The Woman in Room 13 (scenario)
 1920 The Beggar Prince (screenplay - as E. Richard Schayer) / (story - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1920 The Cup of Fury (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1919 The Tong Man (scenario)
 1919 Brothers Divided (as E. Richard Schayer)
 1919 When a Man Loves (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1919 The Illustrious Prince (scenario)
 1919 Flame of the Desert (scenario)
 1919 The Dragon Painter (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1919 The House of Intrigue (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1919 The Westerners (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1919 A Man's Country (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1918 The One Woman (scenario)
 1918 Blindfolded (story - as E. Richard Schayer)
 1916 Sudden Riches (scenario - as E. Richard Schayer)
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Alternate Names:

E. Richard Schayer

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Hollywood scenarist/screenwriter, a former newspaper journalist, in films from silent days. The son of an army officer, he trained for acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and got into screenwriting after World War I military service. Rose to an executive position at Universal in the 1930's.

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Sagittarius

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