First edition. 8vo. Pseudonym of Frank Fowler. The source for the 1948 Western classic "Red River," which was directed by Howard Hawks and starred John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. Chase, a cowboy by way of Brooklyn, went to California to write other screenplays including "The Fighting SeaBees," which also starred John Wayne and, later on, two critically acclaimed Anthony Mann Westerns, "Bend of the River" and "Winchester '73," both of which starred James Stewart. Red River has been selected by the Library of Congress as a national film treasure. A fine copy of this poorly produced title in a fine, bright dust jacket with light restoration to the spine ends. Housed in a clamshell case with dust jacket front cover depicted on the front cover and spine.
Inventory Number: 42138