By Dan LeMay

even supposing a lot has been written concerning the Fifties cult movie The Searchers, Alan LeMay, the writer of the radical upon which the motion picture is predicated, has bought little recognition. This welcome biography tells the enticing tale of the occupation freelance author who bought his first tale at age 19 and not held an everlasting activity. LeMay won good fortune within the Thirties writing Westerns and within the Forties penning scripts for “big outdoors” motion pictures 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 terrible, LeMay supported a kin along with his writing and engaged in a number of ventures, together with farm animals ranching, polo enjoying, flying, and street 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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