Roy Chanslor

Biography

A former newspaperman, American screenwriter Roy Chanslor worked on several "Stop the Presses!" epics in the 1930s. Chanslor is best remembered for Hi, Nellie (1934), a caustic newspaper yarn that Warner Bros. remade twice officially and dozens of times unofficially. In the 1940s, Chanslor shifted to such outdoorsy adventures as Tarzan Triumphs. His 1952 novel Johnny Guitar served as the basis for...