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James Warner Bellah (1899–1976)

In World War I, James Warner Bellah enlisted in the Canadian army and became a pilot overseas in the Royal Flying Corps, and later the Royal Air Force. In World War II he started as a lieutenant in the 16th Infantry Div., was detailed to the General Staff Corps before Pearl Harbor and became assigned to Headquarters First Division, later with the ... See full bio »

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 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sinking of HMS Victoria (1977) ... (writer)
 1966 High Noon: The Clock Strikes Noon Again (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Twisted Rope (1963) ... (story)
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (screenplay)
 1961 X-15 (screenplay)
 1961 A Thunder of Drums (written by)
  The Americans (TV Series) (book "The Valiant Virginians" - 2 episodes, 1961) (story "First Blood at Harper's Ferry" - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Regular (1961) ... (book "The Valiant Virginians")
- Rebellion at Blazing Rock (1961) ... (book "The Valiant Virginians")
- Harper's Ferry (1961) ... (story "First Blood at Harper's Ferry")
  The Best of the Post (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Command (1960) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge (novel - uncredited) / (written by)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Soldier's Boy (1958) ... (story)
 1955-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Man Who Beat Lupo (1957) ... (teleplay)
- Passage to Yesterday (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Target Zero
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lash of Fear (1955) ... (writer)
 1955 The Sea Chase (screenplay)
 1954 The Command (novel "Rear Guard")
 1951 Ten Tall Men (story)
 1951 This Is Korea! (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1950 Rio Grande (Saturday Evening Post story)
 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (short stories: "The Big Hunt" and "War Party" - uncredited) / (story)
 1948 Fort Apache (suggested by the story "Massacre")
 1933 Dancing Lady (from the book by)
 1931 Hell Divers (uncredited)
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Novel: "Rear Guard". NOTE: Filmed as The Command (1954). See more »

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His son, James Bellah, is a novelist ("Imperial Express", co-author of "The Avenger Tapes"). See more »

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