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How many Louis LaMour books have been made into movies and ...

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How many Louis LaMour books have been made into movies and which ones are they?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Entertainment
Expert:  Bethany replied 10 years ago.
28 that I know of, including short stories:

1. Diamond of Jeru (2001) (Cable TV) (Short Story)

2. Crossfire Trail (2001) (TV) (book)

3. Shaughnessy (1996) (TV) (novel The Iron Marshal)

4. Conagher (1991) (TV) (novel)

5. Quick and the Dead, The (1987) (TV) (novel)

6. Cherokee Trail, The (1986) (TV) (novel)

7. Down the Long Hills (1986) (TV) (novel)

8. Shadow Riders, The (1982) (TV) (novel)

9. Sacketts, The (1979) (TV) (novel)

10. Cancel My Reservation (1972) (novel The Broken Gun)

11. Man Called Noon, The (1972) (novel)

12. Catlow (1971) (novel)

13. Shalako (1968) (novel)
      
14. Hondo and the Apaches (1967) (TV) (story The Gift of Cochise)

15. Kid Rodelo (1965) (novel)

16. Taggart (1965) (novel)

17. Heller in Pink Tights (1960) (novel Heller With A Gun)

18. Guns of the Timberland (1959) (novel)

19. Apache Territory (1958) (novel Last Stand at Papago Wells)

20. Tall Stranger, The (1957) (novel Showdown Trail)
      
21. Utah Blaine (1957) (novel)

22. Burning Hills, The (1956) (novel)

23. Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado (1956) (novel Kilkenny)

24. Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955) (story)

25. Stranger on Horseback (1955) (story)

26. Four Guns to the Border (1954) (story)

27. East of Sumatra (1953) (story)

28. Hondo (1953) (story The Gift of Cochise)
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Expert:  Andy replied 10 years ago.
Here is a total of all written works that have been put onto film and the dates. IMDB 2006

1# XXXXX Diamond of Jeru (2001) (TV) (short story)
... aka Louis L'Amour's The Diamond of Jeru (USA: complete title)
2# XXXXX Trail (2001) (TV) (book)
... aka Louis L'Amour's 'Crossfire Trail' (USA)

3# XXXXX (1996) (TV) (novel The Iron Marshal)
... aka Louis L'Amour's Shaughnessy (Australia)
4# XXXXX (1991) (TV) (novel)
... aka Louis L'Amour's Conagher

5# XXXXX Quick and the Dead (1987) (TV) (novel)
6# XXXXX L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (1986) (TV) (novel)
... aka Down the Long Hills
7# XXXXX Shadow Riders (1982) (TV) (novel)
... aka Louis L'Amour's The Shadow Riders
8# XXXXX Cherokee Trail (1981) (TV) (story)
... aka Louis L'Amour's The Cherokee Train (USA)

9# XXXXX Sacketts (1979) (TV) (novels "The Daybreakers" and "Sackett")
... aka The Daybreakers (USA: cut version)
10# XXXXX llamado Noon, Un (1973) (novel)
... aka Lo chiamavano Mezzogiorno (Italy)
... aka The Man Called Noon
11# XXXXX My Reservation (1972) (novel The Broken Gun)
12# XXXXX (1971) (novel)

13# XXXXX (1968) (novel)
... aka Man nennt mich Shalako (West Germany)
14# "Hondo" (1967) TV Series (novel)
15# XXXXX and the Apaches (1967) (TV) (story The Gift of Cochise)
16# XXXXX Rodelo (1966) (novel)
17# XXXXX (1964) (novel)
18# XXXXX in Pink Tights (1960) (novel Heller With A Gun)
19# XXXXX of the Timberland (1960) (novel)

20# XXXXX Territory (1958) (novel Last Stand at Papago Wells)
21# XXXXX Tall Stranger (1957) (novel Showdown Trail)
... aka The Rifle (USA)
... aka Walk Tall (USA: alternative title)
22# XXXXX Blaine (1957) (novel)
23# XXXXX Burning Hills (1956) (novel)
24# XXXXX Ketchum, Desperado (1956) (novel Kilkenny)
25# XXXXX on Horseback (1955) (story)
26# XXXXX of Ruby Hills (1955) (story)
27# XXXXX Guns to the Border (1954) (story)
... aka Shadow Valley (USA)
28# XXXXX (1953) (story The Gift of Cochise)
29# XXXXX of Sumatra (1953) (story)
30# "City Detective" (1953) TV Series (story)
31# "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" (1951) TV Series (story) (episode 5.44)
... aka Herald Playhouse (USA: syndication title)
... aka Schlitz Playhouse (USA: new title)
... aka The Playhouse (USA: syndication title)

If this answers your question please click accept. A bonus and good feedback is always welcome.
Andy
Expert:  Bethany replied 10 years ago.
30# "City Detective" (1953) TV Series (story)
31# "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" (1951)
were not from his books. They were written specifically for TV.

If you want to go further, Five Mile Creek was the basis for an Australian TV show starting in 1986.