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By Dan LeMay

even though a lot has been written concerning the Fifties cult movie The Searchers, Alan LeMay, the writer of the radical upon which the motion picture relies, has got little consciousness. This welcome biography tells the enticing tale of the occupation freelance author who offered his first tale at age 19 and not held an everlasting activity. LeMay won luck within the Thirties writing Westerns and within the Nineteen Forties penning scripts for “big outside” movies yet he's top remembered for Searchers (1953) and one other novel tailored right into a renowned movie, The Unforgiven (1957).
occasionally wealthy yet often negative, LeMay supported a relations together with his writing and engaged in quite a few ventures, together with livestock ranching, polo taking part in, flying, and highway racing. This narrative of his unconventional existence bargains an insider’s view of Hollywood and conveys the original stresses of a occupation in screenwriting.

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