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MacKinlay Kantor (1904–1977)

MacKinlay Kantor was born on February 4, 1904 in Webster City, Iowa, USA as Benjamin MacKinlay Kantor. He was a writer and actor, known for The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Gun Crazy (1950) and The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936). He was married to Florence Irene Layne. He died on October 11, 1977 in Sarasota, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1981 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (book "God and My Country" - 2 episodes)
- Follow Me, Boys!: Part 2 (1981) ... (book "God and My Country")
- Follow Me, Boys!: Part 1 (1981) ... (book "God and My Country")
 1966 Follow Me, Boys! (book "God and My Country")
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (novel "The Happy Land" - 1 episode)
- In Times Like These (1956) ... (novel "The Happy Land")
 1953 Hannah Lee: An American Primitive (screenplay)
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Signal Thirty-Two (1953) ... (story)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Forever Walking Free (1951) ... (story)
 1950 Gun Crazy (screenplay) / (story "Gun Crazy")
 1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge (story)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives (from a novel by - as Mackinlay Kantor)
 1944 Gentle Annie (novel)
 1943 Happy Land (from the novel by)
 1940 The Man from Dakota (novel "Arouse and Beware")
 1937 Mountain Music (story)
 1936 The Voice of Bugle Ann (from the book by)
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 1958 Wind Across the Everglades
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Other Works:

Novel: "Andersonville" --winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1956. See more »

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Mackinlay Kantor

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Was a war correspondent for a Los Angeles newspaper, working out of London during World War II. See more »

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