James Warner Bellah





James Warner Bellah


Born
in The United States
September 14, 1899

Died
September 22, 1976

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James Warner Bellah was a popular American Western author from the 1930s to the 1950s. His pulp-fiction writings on cavalry and Indians were published in paperbacks or serialized in the Saturday Evening Post.

Bellah was the author of 19 novels, including The Valiant Virginian (the inspiration for the 1961 NBC television series The Americans), and Blood River. Some of his short stories were turned into movies by John Ford, including Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, and Rio Grande. With Willis Goldbeck he wrote the screenplay for The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

Average rating: 3.72 · 370 ratings · 17 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Massacre

3.08 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1950 — 2 editions
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Ordeal at Blood River

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1959
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Reveille

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1962 — 2 editions
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A Thunder Of Drums

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1961
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Sergeant Rutledge

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1960 — 2 editions
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Rear Guard

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The Apache

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1951 — 2 editions
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Ward 20

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1946
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The Journal of Colonel de L...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1967
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There Will Be War (There Wi...

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3.75 avg rating — 376 ratings — published 1983 — 4 editions
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