Horace McCoy

Horace McCoy's talent for screenwriting gave him a Hollywood career. McCoy's career beginnings can be traced back to writing for films such as "Fury of the Jungle" (1933), "Dangerous Crossroads" (1933) and "Parole!" ... Read more »
Born: 04/14/1897

Filmography

Writer (20)

Un Linceul n'a pas de poches 1973 (Movie)

(Book as Source Material)

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 1969 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

Rage at Dawn 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Texas Lady 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Road to Denver 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Dangerous Mission 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bad For Each Other 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bronco Buster 1952 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Lusty Men 1952 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 1950 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Fireball 1950 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Fireball 1950 (Movie)

(From Story)

Texas Rangers Ride Again 1940 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Parole Fixer 1939 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Island of Lost Men 1938 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Television Spy 1938 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Dangerous to Know 1937 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hunted Men 1937 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Parole! 1935 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine 1935 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Biography

Horace McCoy's talent for screenwriting gave him a Hollywood career. McCoy's career beginnings can be traced back to writing for films such as "Fury of the Jungle" (1933), "Dangerous Crossroads" (1933) and "Parole!" (1936). He also appeared in "King of the Newsboys" (1938) and the Akim Tamiroff dramatic adaptation "Dangerous to Know" (1938). In the latter half of his career, McCoy wrote the Susan Hayward drama "The Lusty Men" (1952), the Jane Russell western "Montana Belle" (1952) and the drama "Bad For Each Other" (1954) with Charlton Heston. He also appeared in the Victor Mature crime flick "Dangerous Mission" (1954). McCoy was most recently credited in "Un Linceul n'a pas de poches" (1974) with Jean-Pierre Mocky. McCoy passed away in December 1955 at the age of 58.

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