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Stagecoach (1939)

November 2nd, 2008 by Anne Richardson · 1 Comment · 1930's, Oregon film, Oregon film new definition, Oregon writer, Westerns

I claim Stagecoach, John Ford’s masterful distillation of our love affair with the imaginary West, as an Oregon film on the basis of the short story on which it was based.

Stage to Lordsburg was first published in the April 10, 1937 issue of Colliers magazine. It was written by Portland author Ernest Haycox.

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  • 1 Point Break (1991) | Oregon Movies, A to Z // Mar 12, 2010 at 6:12 pm

    [...] it comes to the Western. The source material for one of the most influential Westerns ever made, Stagecoach (1939),was written in a small office in NE Portland, right off Sandy Boulevard. John Wayne’s [...]

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