Le May, Alan, 1899-1964

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Dates:
Birth 1899-06-03
Death 1964-04-27
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Alan Le May was born June 3, 1899 in Indianapolis, IN; attended Stetson Univ. and Univ. of Chicago (Ph. B., 1922); began career as journalist; author of westerns, some of which were adapted to the screen, including The searchers (1954) and The unforgiven (1957); he was a prolific writer, producing a number of short stories and screenplays in addition to 17 novels; produced and directed High lonesome in 1950; died on April 27, 1964.

From the description of Papers, 1940-1963. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38000073

Biography

Alan Le May was born June 3, 1899 in Indianapolis, Indiana; attended Stetson University and University of Chicago (Ph.B., 1922); began career as journalist; author of westerns, some of which were adapted to the screen, including The Searchers (1954) and The Unforgiven (1957); he was a prolific writer, producing a number of short stories and screenplays in addition to 17 novels; produced and directed High Lonesome in 1950; died on April 27, 1964.

From the guide to the Alan Le May Papers, 1940-1963, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
  • Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources
  • Screenwriters--Archival resources

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