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"Sometimes I think my writing sounds like I walked out of the room and left the typewriter running." -- Gene Fowler
Gene Fowler (born Eugene Devlan) (March 8, 1890 — July 2, 1960) was an American journalist, author and dramatist.

He was born in Denver, Colorado. When his mother remarried, young Gene took his stepfather's name to become Gene Fowler. Fowler's career had a false start in taxidermy, which he later claimed permanently gave him a distaste for red meat. After a year at the University of Colorado, he took a job with The Denver Post. His assignments included an interview with frontiersman and Wild West Show promoter Buffalo Bill Cody. He established his trademark impertinence by questioning Cody about his many love affairs.

Subsequently, Fowler worked for the New York Daily Mirror, and then became newspaper syndication manager for King Features. His later work included over a dozen screenplays, mostly written in the 1930s, and a number of books including biographies and memoirs.

During his years in Hollywood, Fowler became close to such celebrities as John Barrymore and W.C. Fields. Fields, whose animus toward children is legendary, claimed that Gene Fowler's sons were the only children he could stand.

In 1916, Fowler married Agnes Hubbard who bore three children, the eldest of whom was Gene Fowler Jr. (1917—1998), a prominent Hollywood film editor (whose work included It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and Hang 'Em High) and a sometime director (1959's I Was a Teenage Werewolf as well as numerous television programs).

Gene Fowler died in Los Angeles, California.

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Total Books: 32
The Ministry of Lament Caring for the Bereaved
2010 - The Ministry of Lament Caring for the Bereaved (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780827223356
ISBN-10: 0827223358
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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Mavericks A Gallery of Texas Characters
2008 - Mavericks a Gallery of Texas Characters (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780292718197
ISBN-10: 0292718195
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Mighty Barnum
2007 - The Mighty Barnum (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780548070321
ISBN-10: 0548070326
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Caring Through the Funeral A Pastor's Guide
2004 - Caring Through the Funeral a Pastor's Guide (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780827204935
ISBN-10: 0827204930
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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Border Radio Quacks Yodelers Pitchmen Psychics and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves
Glen Rose  Texas
2002 - Glen Rose Texas [TX - Images of America] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780738519425
ISBN-10: 0738519421
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Crazy Water The Story of Mineral Wells and Other Texas Health Resorts
1992 - Crazy Water the Story of Mineral Wells and Other Texas Health Resorts [Chisholm Trail Series, No 10] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780875650913
ISBN-10: 0875650910
Genres: History, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Travel, Medicine
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Great Biographies Vol II
1990 - Great Biographies Vol II [2] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780895773036
ISBN-10: 0895773031
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Good Night Sweet Prince The Life and Times of John Barrymore
1989 - Good Night Sweet Prince the Life and Times of John Barrymore [Lively Arts Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780916515560
ISBN-10: 0916515567
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Minutes of the Last Meeting
1984 - Minutes of the Last Meeting (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780891904960
ISBN-10: 0891904964
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Timber Line Denver - The Rip Roaring Years
1974 - Timber Line Denver - the Rip Roaring Years (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345240767
ISBN-10: 0345240766
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Skyline
1961 - Skyline (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670650668
ISBN-10: 0670650668
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1954 - Minutes (Hardcover)
Father Goose
Father Goose (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780380011797
ISBN-10: 0380011794
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Beau James The Life  Times of Jimmy Walker
Beau James the Life Times of Jimmy Walker [Reprints of Economic Classics] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780678031544
ISBN-10: 0678031541
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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What Price Hollywood
What Price Hollywood [RKO Classic Screenplays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780804460941
ISBN-10: 0804460949
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The Pastoral Care Case Learning About Care in Congregations
Border Radio
Border Radio (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780877190660
ISBN-10: 0877190666
Genres: History, Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
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Timber Line A Story of Bonfils and Tammen
Timber Line a Story of Bonfils and Tammen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780891740070
ISBN-10: 0891740074
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Beau James
Beau James (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780891904823
ISBN-10: 0891904824
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Timber Line
Timber Line (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780899664248
ISBN-10: 0899664245
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Great Mouthpiece
Great Mouthpiece (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780899665115
ISBN-10: 089966511X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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