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Ruth Woodman (I) (1894–1970)

Despite her eastern roots, Ruth Cornwall Woodman created one of the great anthologies about the American West. A descendant of Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop and a Vassar graduate, Woodman was a mother of two and wife to a New York investment banker when she was asked to create a radio show (she was working at the time as a copywriter in an ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1952-1963)
(1950-1954)
(1954)

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  Death Valley Days (TV Series) (16 episodes, 1957 - 1961) (writer - 87 episodes, 1952 - 1963) (creator - 53 episodes, 1952 - 1955) (screenplay - 11 episodes, 1952 - 1957) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1958 - 1962) (written by - 8 episodes, 1953 - 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Holy Terror (1963) ... (writer)
- La Tules (1962) ... (teleplay)
- The Breaking Point (1962) ... (teleplay)
- Justice at Jackson Creek (1962) ... (teleplay)
- A Sponge Full of Vinegar (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Visit from Evelyn (1954) ... (writer)
  Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1950 - 1954) (written by - 2 episodes, 1950 - 1951)
- Man Talk (1954) ... (writer)
- The Right Approach (1953) ... (writer)
- Recapture (1952) ... (writer)
- Enter Rosalind (1951) ... (writer)
- A Beautiful Friendship (1951) ... (written by)
 1953 Last of the Pony Riders (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- A Point of View (1950) ... (adaptation)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1951, she wrote a history of the Pacific Coast Borax Company. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ruth C. Woodman
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She wrote all of the scripts for the first five years of "Death Valley Days" on television; those stories were adaptations of her earlier scripts for the radio series. See more »

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Sagittarius

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