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James Warner Bellah
Birth: Sep. 14, 1899
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1976
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Screenwriter, Author and Journalist. In 1927 he was a foreign journalist with Aero Digest. His screenwriting debut was "Dancing Lady" (1933). His other screenwriting credits were "Ten Tall Men" (1951), "The Command" (1954), "The Sea Chase" (1955), "Sergeant Rutledge" (1960) & "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962). But he is probably best known as the screenwriter for director John Ford's famous cavalry trilogy "Fort Apache" (1948), "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949) & "Rio Grande" (1950). He also authored 19 novels that have been translated into 15 languages. And many of his shorter stories appeared in the Saturday Evening Post and Life magazines. During World War 1 he was a pilot in Britian with the 117th Royal Air Corps. In World War 2 he enlisted into the US Army as a lieutenant. He served on Admiral Lord Luis Montbatten's staff & saw combat in Burma. He died in Los Angeles of a heart attack. (bio by: Randy) 
 
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  Helen Lasater Hopkins Bellah (1915 - 1967)*
 
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Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: 313, G-18
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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