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Richard Harding Davis (I) (1864–1916)

American journalist, novelist and playwright Richard Harding Davis was born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1864 (literary talent ran in his family: his father was a newspaper editor and his mother was a writer). He attended Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, and in 1886 he began his literary career as a journalist ... See full bio »

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Cupid's Fireman
White Mice
White Mice Writer
Driftwood Writer
Almost Human
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  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (novel "Gallegher" - 6 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (book - 3 episodes, 1965)
- The Mystery of Edward Sims: Part 2 (1968) ... (novel "Gallegher")
- The Mystery of Edward Sims: Part 1 (1968) ... (novel "Gallegher")
- Gallegher Goes West: Trial by Terror (1967) ... (novel "Gallegher")
- Gallegher Goes West: Tragedy on the Trail (1967) ... (novel "Gallegher")
- Gallegher Goes West: Crusading Reporter (1966) ... (novel "Gallegher")
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1957) (short story - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Consul (1957) ... (written by)
- In the Fog (1957) ... (short story)
 1955 It's a Dog's Life (story "The Bar Sinister")
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Consul (1954) ... (story)
  Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1954) (original story - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Reporter Who Made Himself King (1954) ... (story)
- The Moving Finger (1954) ... (story)
- Gallagher (1953) ... (original story)
 1952 The Schaefer Century Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Other Woman (1952) ... (story)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Copy Boy (1951) ... (story)
 1949 Lights Out (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Couldn't Lose (1949) ... (story)
 1928 Driftwood (story)
 1928 His Favorite Wife (Short) (story)
 1928 A Knight of Daze (Short) (story)
 1928 T. Bone for Two (Short) (story)
 1928 Too Many Cookies (Short) (story)
 1928 The Kiss Doctor (Short) (story)
 1928 Hot House Hazel (Short) (story)
 1927/I Almost Human (story "The Bar Sinister")
 1927 Four Faces West (Short) (story)
 1927 A Fool and His Honey (Short) (story)
 1926 Ranson's Folly (story)
 1926 The Mad Racer (Short) (story)
 1926 White Mice (story)
 1924 Honor Among Men (novel "The King's Jackal")
 1924 The Fight (Short) (story)
 1923 Cupid's Fireman (story "Andy M'Gee's Chorus Girl")
 1923 Stephen Steps Out (story "The Grand Cross of the Desert")
 1923 The Exiles (story)
 1923 The Scarlet Car (story "Adventures of the Scarlet Car")
 1922 The Dictator (play)
 1922 Restless Souls (story "Playing Dead")
 1922 The Men of Zanzibar (story)
 1919 Soldiers of Fortune (novel)
 1919 The Trap (story)
 1917 The Scarlet Car (novel)
 1917 Gallegher (Short) (story)
 1917 Billy and the Big Stick (story)
 1917 Vera, the Medium (novel)
 1916 Somewhere in France (novel)
 1916 The Buried Treasure of Cobre (Short) (scenario)
 1915 Playing Dead (story)
 1915 Ranson's Folly (novel - play)
 1915 The Galloper (play)
 1915 The Dictator (play)
 1915 Captain Macklin (Short) (novel "Captain Macklin: His Memoirs")
 1915 The Lost House (Short) (story)
 1914 The Amateur Detective (Short)
 1914 Soldiers of Fortune (novel)
 1912 Eleanore Cuyler (Short) (story)
 1911 How Sir Andrew Lost His Vote (Short) (story)
 1911 Van Bibber's Experiment (Short) (story)
 1911 The Wager and the Wage Earners (Short) (story)
 1911 How the Hungry Man Was Fed (Short) (story)
 1911 The Disreputable Mr. Raegen (Short) (story)
 1911 An Eventful Evening (Short) (story)
 1910 Gallegher (Short) (story)
 1910 Her First Appearance (Short)
 1910 Ranson's Folly (Short) (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The White Mice". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 8 Articles | See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Survived by his wife and 15-month-old daughter, Hope; a brother, Charles Belmont Davis of New York; and a sister, Mrs. F.L. Farrar of London.



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