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|August 25, 2011||Posted by Westernfilms.com under Western Literature||
Many of his films were made into successful movies including Hondo (1953, Farrow)
and Taggart (1954, Springsteen).
During the 1980’s two authors came to
public attention with works that revolutionized the genre. Larry McMurty was a
writer that had written many novels including Terms of Endearment and The
Last Picture Show. However it was his novel Lonesome Dove that struck
a cord with the public and became a blockbuster book and then TV miniseries.
The popularity of this series caused a revitalization of the genre.