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Roy Chanslor

Highest Rated:   100% Cat Ballou (1965)
Lowest Rated:   80% Front Page Woman (1935)
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A former newspaperman, American screenwriter Roy Chanslor worked on several "Stop the Presses!" epics in the 1930s. Chanslor is best remembered for Hi, Nellie (1934), a caustic newspaper yarn that Warner Bros. remade twice officially and dozens of times unofficially. In the 1940s, Chanslor shifted to such outdoorsy adventures as Tarzan Triumphs. His 1952 novel Johnny Guitar served as the basis for one of Hollywood's kinkiest westerns: the book was dedicated to Joan Crawford, who of course ended up starring in the movie version. Another of Roy Chanslor's "feminist" sagebrush novels, Cat Ballou, was filmed in 1965 with Jane Fonda in the lead.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
100% Cat Ballou
  • Screenwriter
1965
No Score Yet Hazard
  • Screenwriter
1948
No Score Yet Black Angel
  • Screenwriter
1946
No Score Yet Sherlock Holmes in the House of Fear
  • Screenwriter
1945
No Score Yet Idaho
  • Screenwriter
1943
No Score Yet Tarzan Triumphs
  • Screenwriter
1943
No Score Yet The Navy Comes Through
  • Screenwriter
1942
No Score Yet The Devil's Party
  • Screenwriter
1938
No Score Yet Wine, Women and Horses
  • Screenwriter
1937
80% Front Page Woman
  • Screenwriter
1935
No Score Yet Murder in the Clouds
  • Screenwriter
1934

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