Biography

Born Frank Fowler in Brooklyn , New York, Borden Chase served in the Navy during World War I and put in time as a shipyard worker, carnival high diver, driver for gangster Frankie Yale, and sandhog on the New York's Holland Tunnel before turning to writing. He penned pulp stories and novels, then moved to Hollywood and began writing screenplays, including, among many others, Anthony Mann's Winchester '73 and Bend of the River and Howard Hawk's Red River, for which he was nominated for an Oscar.

Born Frank Fowler in Brooklyn , New York, Borden Chase served in the Navy during World War I and put in time as a shipyard worker, carnival high diver, driver for gangster Frankie Yale, and sandhog on the New York's Holland Tunnel before turning to writing. He penned pulp stories and novels, then moved to Hollywood and began writing screenplays, including, among many others, Anthony Mann's Winchester '73 and Bend of the River and Howard Hawk's Red River, for which he was nominated for an Oscar.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1900-01-11

Day of Death 1970-03-09

Place of Birth Brooklyn, NY

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

1969 Backtrack! Writer
1968 A Man Called Gannon Writer
1967 Winchester '73 Screenplay
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)Writer
1964 Gunfighters of Casa Grande Story Screenplay
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)Writer
1958 Ride a Crooked Trail Screenplay
1957 Night Passage Screenplay
1956 Screen Directors Playhouse: High Air Story
1956 Backlash Screenplay
1955 Man Without a Star Screenplay
1954 Vera Cruz Story
1954 The Far Country Screenplay Story
1954 His Majesty O'Keefe Screenplay
1953 Sea Devils Screenplay
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)Writer
1952 Lone Star Screenplay
1952 The World in His Arms Screenplay
1952 Bend of the River Screenplay
1951 Iron Man Writer
1950 The Great Jewel Robber Writer
1950 Winchester '73 Screenplay
1950 Montana Screenplay
1948 Red River Story Screenplay
1948 The Man from Colorado Original Story
1947 Tycoon Screenplay
1946 I've Always Loved You Screenplay
1945 Flame of Barbary Coast Screenplay
1945 This Man's Navy Story
1944 The Fighting Seabees Story Screenplay
1943 Destroyer Screenplay
1943 Harrigan's Kid Writer
1942 Dr. Broadway Novel
1942 Blue, White, and Perfect Story
1938 The Devil's Party Novel
1937 Midnight Taxi Story
1935 Under Pressure Screenplay

Crew

1935 Under Pressure Technical Advisor

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