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James Edward Grant (1905–1966)

James Edward Grant started as a newspaperman in Chicago in the 1920s. He moved to Hollywood to write under contract with Republic. His passions were bullfighting and writing. He spent the last years of his life in Spain. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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The Alamo Writer
The Sheepman Writer


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 2019 Hideouser and Hideouser (Short) (co-writer)
 2009 Angel and the Bad Man (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 Special Delivery (written by)
 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter (written by)
 1967 Hondo (TV Series) (earlier screenplay - 17 episodes)
- Hondo and the Rebel Hat (1967) ... (earlier screenplay)
- Hondo and the Apache Trail (1967) ... (earlier screenplay)
- Hondo and the Gladiators (1967) ... (earlier screenplay)
- Hondo and the Hanging Town (1967) ... (earlier screenplay)
- Hondo and the Death Drive (1967) ... (earlier screenplay)
 1967 Hondo and the Apaches (TV Movie) (based on a screenplay by)
 1967 Hostile Guns (story)
 1964 Circus World (screenplay)
 1963 Maceralar krali (story "Johnny Eager" - uncredited)
 1963 McLintock! (original screenplay)
 1963 Donovan's Reef (screenplay)
 1961 The Comancheros (screenplay)
 1960 The Alamo (original screenplay)
 1958 The Barbarian and the Geisha (uncredited)
 1958 The Proud Rebel (story "Journal of Linnett Moore")
 1958 The Sheepman (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 M Squad (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Black Mermaid (1958) ... (story)
 1956 Three Violent People (screenplay)
 1956 The Last Wagon (screenplay)
 1954 Ring of Fear (original screenplay)
 1953 Hondo (screenplay)
 1953 Trouble Along the Way (revisions - uncredited)
 1952 Big Jim McLain (written by)
 1951 Flying Leathernecks (screenplay)
 1951 Two of a Kind (from a story by)
 1951 Bullfighter and the Lady (screenplay)
 1950 California Passage (written by)
 1950 Surrender (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Rock Island Trail (screenplay)
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Sands of Iwo Jima (screenplay)
 1949 Johnny Allegro (story)
 1948 The Plunderers (story)
 1947 Angel and the Badman (written by)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1945 The Great John L. (original screenplay)
 1944 Belle of the Yukon (screenplay)
 1944 Gambler's Choice (original story)
 1942 The Lady Is Willing (screenplay) / (story)
 1941 Johnny Eager (based on an original story by) / (screen play)
 1941 Honky Tonk (uncredited)
 1941 They Dare Not Love (story)
 1940 Boom Town (based on a story by)
 1940 I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby (story "Trouble in B-flat")
 1940 Music in My Heart (original story) / (screen play)
 1939 Hollywood Cavalcade (dialogue contibutor - uncredited)
 1939 Miracles for Sale (screen play)
 1938 There's That Woman Again (screenplay)
 1938 We're Going to Be Rich (story)
 1938 Josette (screenplay)
 1937 Danger - Love at Work (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 The Women Men Marry (screen play)
 1937 She's No Lady (based on a story by)
 1937 She Had to Eat (story)
 1936 Great Guy (story "The Johnnie Cave Stories")
 1936 Grand Jury
 1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (story by)
 1936 Big Brown Eyes (story "Hahsit Babe")
 1936 Muss 'em Up (novel "The Green Shadow")
 1935 Whipsaw (from the story by)
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Stage Play: Plan M. Written by James Edward Grant. Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers. Directed by Marion Gering. Belasco Theatre: 20 Feb 1942- 23 Feb 1942 (6 performances). Cast: Anne Burr (as "Marjorie Barr"), Stuart Casey (as "Sir Ethan Foy"), Reynolds Denniston (as "Admiral Farnsworth"), Len Doyle (as "General Sir Hugh Winston"), Joanna ... See more »

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A notoriously heavy drinker for many years, he eventually became a prominent figure in the Los Angeles branch of Alcoholics Anonymous. See more »

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