Gouverneur Morris (novelist)
Gouverneur Morris IV (1876–1953) was an American author of pulp novels and short stories during the early 20th century.
Gouverneur Morris IV
|Died||1953 (aged 76–77)|
|Known for||The Man Who Played God (1932)|
The Ace of Hearts (1921)
The Penalty (1920)
Gouverneur Morris IV was born in 1876 and was a great grandson of American Founding Father Gouverneur Morris. He graduated from Yale University, where he wrote for campus humor magazine The Yale Record.
Morris wrote several novels. His numerous short stories were first published in magazines, notably Cosmopolitan, Collier's, The Saturday Evening Post, Metropolitan, The Smart Set, and Harper's Bazar, and many were collected in book form.
Other film adaptions of his novels include:
- The Jungle Princess (1936) with screenwriter Cyril Hume, starring Dorothy Lamour in her film debut
- East of Java (1935) with screenwriter James Ashmore Creelman, starring Frank Albertson and Charles Bickford
- The Man Who Played God (1932), starring George Arliss and Bette Davis
- The Man Who Played God (1922), starring George Arliss and Ann Forrest
- The Ace of Hearts (1921) directed by Wallace Worsley and starring Lon Chaney, Sr.
- A Tale of Two Worlds (1921), directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Wallace Beery
- Behind the Door (1919), starring Wallace Beery
- Tom Beauling (1901)
- Aladdin O'Brien (1902)
- The Pagan's Progress (1904)
- Ellen and Mr. Man (1904)
- The Footprint and Other Stories (1908)
- Putting on the Screws (1909)
- The Spread Eagle and Other Stories (1910)
- The Voice in the Rice (1910)
- Yellow Men and Gold (1911)
- It, and Other Stories (1912)
- If You Touch Them They Vanish (1913)
- The Penalty (1913)
- The Incandescent Lily and Other Stories (1914)
- The Goddess (1915)
- When My Ship Comes In (1915)
- The Seven Darlings (1915)
- We Three (1916)
- His Daughter (1919)
- The Wild Goose (1919)
- Keeping the Peace (1924)
- Tiger Island (1934)
- The Editor: The Journal of Information for Literary Workers. Ridgewood, NJ: The Editor Company. March 24th, 1917. p. 13.
- "The FictionMags Index", s.v.
- "Browse By Author: M – Project Gutenberg". Gutenberg.org. 1916-07-01. Retrieved 2010-03-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Gouverneur Morris". Imdb.com. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2010-03-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- (15 August 1953). Gouverneur Morris, 77, Noted Novelist, Is Dead, St. Joseph News-Press (Associated Press story)
- "Gouverneur Morris (1876–1953)". imdb.com. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
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