Bill Gulick has passed away at the age of 97.
He wrote a number of westerns, three of which were filmed:
‘Bend of the Snake’ became the 1952 movie ‘Bend in the River’ which starred James Stewart, Rock Hudson and Arthur Kennedy.
‘The Road to Denver’ became the 1955 movie of the same name starring John Payne, Mona Freeman and Lee J. Cobb.
‘The Hallelujah Train’ became the 1965 movie ‘The Hallelujah Trail’ starring Burt Lancaster, Lee Remick and Bill Hutton.
As well as writing fiction he also wrote a number of factual books.
He will be sadly missed by family, friends and fans.