William Bowers

Screenwriter, Playwright, Actor
Specialized in comedy westerns and also turned out several thrillers. Bowers produced the last film that he wrote, the superior Western parody "Support Your Local Sheriff!" (1969).
Born: 01/16/1916 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA

Filmography

Writer (38)

Sidekicks 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Screenplay

Support Your Local Sheriff 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Ride to Hangman's Tree 1966 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Way... Way Out 1965 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Last Time I Saw Archie 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

-30- 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Alias Jesse James 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Imitation General 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Law and Jake Wade 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Sheepman 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Man Godfrey 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Best Things in Life Are Free 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Five Against the House 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Tight Spot 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

She Couldn't Say No 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Abandoned 1949 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

The Web 1947 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Seven Days Leave 1941 (Movie)

(From Story)

Seven Days Leave 1941 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Black Bart (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Convicted (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Cry Danger (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Higher and Higher (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Jungle Patrol (Movie)

(Play Author)

Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid (TV Show)

Screenplay

Ladies' Man (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Ladies' Man (Movie)

(Screen Story)

Larceny (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

More Wild Wild West (TV Show)

Writer

Sing Your Way Home (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Something in the Wind (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Countess of Monte Cristo (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Gal Who Took the West (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Gun and the Pulpit (TV Show)

Screenplay

The Gunfighter (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Notorious Lone Wolf (Movie)

(Screen Story)

The Wild Wild West Revisited (TV Show)

Screenplay

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Producer (3)

Mobile One 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Producer

Support Your Local Sheriff 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

Mobile Two (TV Show)

Producer
Actor (2)

Scandal 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Godfather, Part II 1974 (Movie)

Senate Committee Chairman (Actor)

Biography

Specialized in comedy westerns and also turned out several thrillers. Bowers produced the last film that he wrote, the superior Western parody "Support Your Local Sheriff!" (1969).

Milestones

1968

Final film writing credit, also first film as producer, "Support Your Local Sheriff!"

1941

First film credit as co-writer of "My Favorite Spy"

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