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The Chisholm Trail

The Chisholm Trail (1946)

Serial Novel : The Chisholm Trail (The Saturday Evening Post)
Published/Performed: Dec 7, 1946 - Jan 11, 1947

Author: Borden Chase
Born: Jan 11, 1900 New York City, NY
Passed: Mar 1, 1971 Los Angeles, CA

Film: Red River
Released: 1948

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About the Serial Novel The Chisholm Trail:

Borden Chase (January 11, 1900 ? March 8, 1971) was an American writer.

Born Frank Fowler, he went through an assortment of jobs, including driving for gangster Frankie Yale and working as a sandhog on the construction of New York's Holland Tunnel, before turning to writing, first short stories and novels, and later, screenplays. When 20th Century Fox produced Under Pressure (1935), his screen adaptation of his novel, Sandhog (based on his Holland Tunnel experience), he moved to Hollywood and changed his name to Borden Chase, allegedly getting his nominal inspiration from Borden Milk and Chase Manhattan Bank.

The 1948 film, Red River, was based on Chase's original story (which was first serialized in The Saturday Evening Post in 1946 as "Blazing Guns on the Chisholm Trail").

The film Red River was directed by Howard Hawks and starred John Wayne and Montgomery Clift.

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