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Obit: Frances Kavanaugh

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

OBITUARY

Frances Kavanaugh dies at 93; screenwriter of B-westerns

 

Frances Kavanaugh

Frances Kavanaugh, who was raised around ranching, cowboys
and riding horses, wrote more than 30 western scripts for
numerous cowboy stars in the 1940s and ’50s.

 

Kavanaugh, who was called ‘the Cowgirl of the Typewriter,’ was one of the few women who wrote screenplays for B-westerns in the 1940s and early ’50s.

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By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
February 4, 2009

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Frances Kavanaugh, one of the few women who wrote screenplays for B-westerns such as “Song of Old Wyoming” and “Wild West” in the 1940s and early ’50s, has died. She was 93.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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