James Warner Bellah

Screenwriter, Author, Advertising copywriter
Novelist and journalist whose main contributions to cinema were not his (few) screenplays but the stories he provided for several notable John Ford films, particularly the 7th Cavalry trilogy: "Fort Apache" (1948), "She ... Read more »
Born: 09/13/1899 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (13)

A Thunder of Drums 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

X - 15 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sergeant Rutledge 1960 (Movie)

("Captain Buffalo") (Source Material (from novel))

Sergeant Rutledge 1960 (Movie)

("Captain Buffalo") (Source Material (from novel))

Sergeant Rutledge 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Target Zero 1955 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Sea Chase 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Rio Grande 1950 (Movie)

("Mission With No Record") (From Story)

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 1949 (Movie)

("War Party") (From Story)

Fort Apache 1948 (Movie)

("Massacre") (From Story)

Dancing Lady 1932 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

The Command (TV Show)

Book Author
Actor (1)

The Man Behind the Gun (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Novelist and journalist whose main contributions to cinema were not his (few) screenplays but the stories he provided for several notable John Ford films, particularly the 7th Cavalry trilogy: "Fort Apache" (1948), "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949) and "Rio Grande" (1950).

EDUCATION

Georgetown University

Washington D.C. 1945

Columbia University

New York , New York 1923

Milestones

1955

First film as co-writer (with John Twist), "The Sea Chase"

1933

First screen credit (from novel), "Dancing Lady"

1927

Worked as foreign correspondent for Aero Digest

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