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Robert Yost (I) (1886–1967)

Robert M. Yost, son of Alice Kern (Yost) and Robert M. Yost and brother of writer Dorothy Yost, was educated in the public schools of St. Louis and attended Carthage College in Carthage, Illinois. Began his career as a reporter/writer for the St. Louis (Missouri) Post-Dispatch. Later, worked for the Los Angeles Examiner and then the Los Angeles ... See full bio »


(age 80)

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The Phantom Plainsmen
Thundering Trails
Overland Mail Robbery
Born to the West


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 1943 Canyon City
 1943 Overland Mail Robbery (original story) / (screenplay)
 1943 Thundering Trails (original story) / (screenplay)
 1942 Sunset Serenade (story)
 1942 The Phantom Plainsmen (based on an original story by) / (screenplay)
 1940 The Carson City Kid (screenplay)
 1940 Young Buffalo Bill (screen play)
 1939 Grand Jury Secrets (writer)
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective (writer)
 1938 Illegal Traffic (original story) / (screenplay)
 1938 Spawn of the North (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Farm (screenplay)
 1938 Tip-Off Girls (original screenplay)
 1937 Born to the West (screenplay)
 1937 Thunder Trail (screenplay)
 1937 Forlorn River (screenplay)
 1936 Arizona Mahoney (screenplay)
 1936 The Arizona Raiders (screenplay)
 1936 Desert Gold (screenplay)
 1936 The Preview Murder Mystery (screenplay)
 1936 Drift Fence (screenplay)
 1935 Dante's Inferno (screen play - as Robert M. Yost)
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Robert M. Yost


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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Brother of writer Dorothy Yost.

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