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By Dan LeMay

even if a lot has been written concerning the Nineteen Fifties cult movie The Searchers, Alan LeMay, the writer of the unconventional upon which the motion picture is predicated, has obtained little cognizance. This welcome biography tells the attractive tale of the profession freelance author who offered his first tale at age 19 and not held an everlasting task. LeMay won luck within the Nineteen Thirties writing Westerns and within the Forties penning scripts for “big open air” movies yet he's top remembered for Searchers (1953) and one other novel tailored right into a well known movie, The Unforgiven (1957).
occasionally wealthy yet often negative, LeMay supported a relations along with his writing and engaged in numerous ventures, together with livestock ranching, polo enjoying, flying, and highway racing. This narrative of his unconventional existence bargains an insider’s view of Hollywood and conveys the original stresses of a profession in screenwriting.

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