Frank S. Nugent

Active - 1947 - 1966  |   Born - May 27, 1908   |   Died - Jan 1, 1965   |   Genres - Western, Drama, Comedy

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Frank S. Nugent worked as a reporter and a film critic for the New York Times before moving to Hollywood in 1940 to become a script doctor. By the late '40s, Nugent became a screenwriter and specialized in Westerns. He penned a few major scripts, including She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) and The Searchers (1956) for director John Ford, his father-in-law.

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