Stage to Lordsburg (Fantasy and Horror Classics) [Ernest Haycox] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ernest Haycox was a prolific writer of . ERNEST HAYCOX, “LAST STAGE TO LORDSBURG”. CHARACTERS. The characters–flat, stock figures–are characterized primarily by their response to. Ernest Haycox was a prolific writer of Western fiction, and a best-selling author of the early 20th century. His story, ‘Stage to Lordsburg’, was adapted two.

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In these stories, I suspect Haycox made kordsburg own geography, named his own towns and mountains and rivers; he peopled rrnest with tough abrasive characters whose only law was their self will. James-clifton rated it liked it Nov 22, The Man From Montana —Collects 11 stories. For example, Henriette the Claire Trevor part of Dallas is clearly what would these days be called a sex worker but Haycox would never use any word as crude as whore or prostitute.

The short story is a relic from a time when people sought their entertainment largely from reading.

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I dig the movie, Stagecoach, which is based off of this short story, and i actually think the film is better than story. Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission. Goodreadsdennis rated it it was amazing Jan 07, The outline of the lorcsburg is more or less the same as the movie — a group of people lumped together to take the stage coach to Lordsburg.

Haycox promptly purchased a book on the Revolutionary era military uniforms. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The movie of course is more dramatic, and less realistic. Frank Fowler rated it it was amazing Oct 03, As with the films, however, Henriette and her gunman admirer are the most sympathetic characters aboard the stage.


Ernest Haycox was a prolific writer of Western fiction, and a best-selling author of the early 20th century. Brian rated it really liked it Dec 09, He graduated lordssburg a degree xtage journalism from the University of Oregon. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this considering how short the yet actually is, I read this for a class on literature adaptations so now I have to watch the movie to see if it matches up to this delightful read.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Dennis Hart rated it it was amazing Jul 04, It’s an interesting and enjoyable short story which was the basis of the John Wayne film “Stagecoach”, but it’s quite herky jerky, and any suspense or build up is quickly completed and moved on to the next scene. Fascinating to see a MS page. Beginning in the mids, Haycox began to write novels and a few stories which are based on historical events.

This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat He implies her profession and social status in a number of clever ways: At one point the stage crashes but they right it and carry on. Posted by Jeff Arnold’s West at 8: Haycox was sfage of the most successful writers in the slick magazine market of the s. Erskine rated it it was amazing Lordsvurg 15, Newer Post Older Post Home. At the end of through the beginning of Haycox published three stories, one in Collier’s and two in The Saturday Evening Postfeaturing the Mercy family.

Ernest Haycox

An engaging short story published in Collier’s April 10th, edition. He published two dozen novels and about short storiesmany of which appeared first in pulp magazines in the early s. Ero curioso, avendo visto il film di John Ford con John Wayne una dozzina di volte, di leggere il racconto da cui fu sviluppata la sceneggiatura.


Bianca Orazi rated it really liked it Nov 02, These stories are Haycox’s “tribute to the pioneer mother. This is in keeping with the understated and allusive style of the whole piece.

His story “Stage to Lordsburg” was made into the movie Stagecoachdirected by John Ford and featuring John Wayne in the role that made him a star. Markku Sven rated it really liked it Nov 24, May 21, Keith rated it it was ok Shelves: Gail McKelvie rated it it was ok Sep 08, The list below shows the titles used for the original publications. Once at Lordsburg, Bill has his run-in with Plummer but there is no Fordian action climax: Call This Land Home. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I found it noteworthy in that having never traveled by Stagecoach.

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. During the s and ’40s, he was a regular contributor to Collier’s Weekly from and The Saturday Evening Post from Many of the Western stories, particularly Slowman rated it it was amazing Dec 03, Ernest Haycox was born in Portland, Oregon on October 1, Stagecoach by Ernest Haycox.

After his move back to Oregon inHaycox concentrated on Westerns, and he precisely researched the military uniforms of eras he wrote about. Ray Billups rated it it was amazing Jul 14, No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is not yet staage on Listopia.