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Ernest Haycox (1899–1950)

Haycox is the writer most often credited with raising western fiction up from the pulps into the mainstream; his influence on other writers of western fiction cannot be overestimated. He was a prolific writer, with almost three hundred short stories and more than twenty novels to his credit, and is among the most successful writers of American ... See full bio »

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 2017 The Forsaken Westerns (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Officer's Choice (2017) ... (story)
 1986 Stagecoach (TV Movie) (story "Stage to Lordsburg")
 1966 Stagecoach (from a story by)
  Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1957)
- Toll Road (1959)
- The Inscrutable Man (1957) ... (story)
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bitter Lesson (1959) ... (story)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1958) (story "A Day in Town" - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Last Rodeo (1958) ... (story)
- The Castaway (1958) ... (story)
- The Windmill (1955) ... (story "A Day in Town")
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story "Fourth Son" - 1 episode)
- Third Son (1958) ... (story "Fourth Son")
 1955 Theatre of the West (TV Movie) (story)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Outlaw's Reckoning (1953) ... (story)
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Day in Town (1953) ... (story)
 1953 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Outlaw's Reckoning (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Apache War Smoke (based on story "Stage Station" by)
 1952 Bugles in the Afternoon (novel)
 1951 Man in the Saddle (based upon the novel by)
 1950 Montana (story)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Day in Town (1949) ... (story)
 1947 Heaven Only Knows (treatment)
 1946 Canyon Passage (novel)
 1946 Abilene Town (novel "Trail Town")
 1942 Apache Trail (based on story "Stage Station" by)
 1942 Sundown Jim (story)
 1939 Union Pacific (novel "Trouble Shooters" - uncredited) / (story)
 1939 Stagecoach (original story)
 1935 John Wayne Classics (TV Series)

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Short story: "Light of the West". See more »

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Jill Marie Chord  (his death)  (2 children)

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Received a Doctor of Literature from Lewis and Clark College in 1946. See more »

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