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Occupation  Writer
Children  Robert Buckner Jr.
Education  University of Virginia
Role  Film producer
Name  Robert Buckner

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Born  May 28, 1906 (1906-05-28) Crewe, Virginia, United States
Died  August 1989, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Awards  Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Movies  Yankee Doodle Dandy, Santa Fe Trail, Dodge City, Love Me Tender, Confidential Agent
Similar People  Sol Polito, Hal B Wallis, John Litel, Michael Curtiz, Henry O'Neill

Robert Buckner (May 28, 1906 – August, 1989) was a film screenwriter, producer and short story writer.

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Buckner studied at the University of Virginia and the University of Edinburgh. He began his professional writing career at age 20, as London correspondent for the New York World.

He wrote the screenplays for films including Knute Rockne All American (1940). As a producer, the Crewe, Virginia-born Buckner worked on the 1946 John Garfield film Nobody Lives Forever, Confidential Agent (1945) with Charles Boyer and Lauren Bacall, and Mission to Moscow (1943).

In June 1947 Buckner left Warner Bros for Universal.

In 1957 he wrote Sigrid and the Sergeant, his first prose in almost twenty years.

He specialized in Westerns at the end of his career.

In his later life, Buckner lived in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. He was a fine artist and recognized leader in the art community there. He died and was buried in San Miguel in 1989.

He is survived by his son Robert Buckner Jr., last known to be living in the Portland, Oregon area.

Works

  • "The Man Who Won the War", 1936 (short story)
  • Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) - writer
  • Jezebel (1938) - uncredited writer
  • Love, Honor and Behave (1938) - writer
  • Comet Over Broadway (1938) - writer
  • The Oklahoma Kid (1939) - writer
  • Espionage Agent (1939) - writer
  • The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939) - writer
  • Dodge City (1939) - writer
  • You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939) - writer
  • Santa Fe Trail (1940) - writer
  • Knute Rockne All American (1940) - writer
  • My Love Came Back (1940) - writer
  • Virginia City (1940) - writer
  • Dive Bomber (1941) - writer
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) - writer
  • Gentleman Jim (1942) - producer
  • Mission to Moscow (1943) - producer
  • The Desert Song (1943) - writer, producer
  • Roaring Guns (1944) (short) - writer
  • Uncertain Glory (1944) - producer
  • God is My Co-Pilot (1945) - producer
  • San Antonio (1945) - producer
  • Confidential Agent (1945) - writer, producer
  • Devotion (1946) - producer
  • Nobody Lives Forever (1946) - producer
  • Night Watch (1947) (novel) - writer - became Sword in the Desert
  • Cheyenne (1947) - producer
  • Life with Father (1947) - producer
  • Rogues' Regiment (1948) - writer, producer, co-story
  • Portrait of a Lady (1949) (play) - writer
  • Sword in the Desert (1949) - writer, producer
  • Free for All (1949) - writer, producer
  • Deported (1950) - writer, producer
  • Bright Victory (1951) - writer, producer
  • When in Rome (1952) - writer
  • The Man Behind the Gun (1953) - writer
  • A Prize of Gold (1955) - writer
  • To Paris with Love (1955) - writer
  • Ford Star Jubilee (1956) - various episodes - writer
  • Safari (1956) - writer
  • Love Me Tender (1956) - writer
  • Triple Deception (1956) - writer
  • Sigrid and the Sergeant (1957) (novel) - writer
  • From Hell to Texas (1958) - writer, producer
  • Hong Kong (1960–61) - creator, writer, producer
  • Dateline San Francisco (1962) (TV pilot) - writer
  • Moon Pilot (1962) - writer
  • The Rogues (1965) - various episodes - writer
  • Burke's Law (1965) (TV series) - various episodes - writer
  • The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1966) - episode "The Lamb Who Hunted Wolves" - writer
  • Return of the Gunfighter (1967) - writer
  • The Name of the Game (1969) - episode "The Suntan Mob" - writer
  • Bonanza (1970) - episode "The Gold Mine" =writer
  • References

    Robert Buckner Wikipedia


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