The Best 10 Movies Adapted From A Novel


  • SHANE 1953 – Novel Jack Schaeffer; screen play, AB Guthrie
  • SEARCHERS 1956 – Novel, Alan LeMay; screenplay, Frank Nugent)
  • 3:10 TO YUMA 1957- Short Story, Elmore Leonard, screenplay, Halstead Welies
  • SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON 1949- Short Story, James Bellah; screenplay
    Frank Nugent & Lawrence Stallings
  • TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE 1948 – Short Story, b. Traven;
    screenplay, John HustonT
  • RED RIVER 1948 – Short Story, Borden Chase; screenplay, Borden Chase &
    Charles Schnee
  • THE TALL T 1957 – Short Story, Elmore Leonard; screenplay, Burt Kennedy
  • TRUE GRIT 1969 – Novel, Charles Portis; screenplay, Marguerite Roberts
  • THE OX-BOW INCIDENT 1948 – Novel, Walter Van Tillberg Clark; screenplay,
    Lamar Troth
  • HONDO 1953 – Short Story, Louis L’Amour; screenplay, James Edward Grant

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Talkin’ don’t get it done. Doin’ gets it done!

Cowboy Chuckles, by Bunker de France

The best way to stay alive in Tombstone is to take the first stage east! – Trevor Bardette, Old Man Clanton on TV’s Wyatt Earp.


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