Web Site Exclusives

Occasionally we have even more than will fit into Bonus Material Postscripts
in the back of Louis' books.
 

 


Bendigo Shafter

Exclusive Photos - Louis' research took him all over the world. At times he was simply exploring, learning, soaking up atmosphere. At other times he was specifically investigating ideas and memories of location, geography, flora and fauna.

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Last of the Breed

Beau L'Amour's unfinished Graphic Novel Adaptation of Louis' Novel - "While I was working on the Graphic Novel version of Law of the Desert Born I started to create a Comic Book Script for Last of the Breed, thinking that it might be our next project."

. . . Beau L'Amour

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Reilly's Luck

Reilly's Luck TV Mini-Series - An investigation and discussion of the novel for the purposes of a mini-series adaptation by Beau L’Amour.

Reilly’s Luck is one of Louis L’Amour’s most complex and personal stories. It contains significant aspects of Louis’ own life and is constructed around the contrasts between the two halves of his life and career. 

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The Californios

"Concept" Page from a
Television Series Bible
by Beau L'Amour

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Haunted Mesa

"Concept" Page from a
Television Series Bible
by Beau L'Amour

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Son of a Wanted Man

"Concept" Page from a
Television Series Bible
by Beau L'Amour

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The Walking Drum

A Brief Synopsis for a potential Mini-Series - This twelfth century adventure story was a New York Times Hardcover Bestseller for over four months when first released.  Edgy, picaresque and youthful, it has distinguished itself as a classic in the genre and, in almost thirty years, has never been out of print. 

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How the West Was Won

In Defense of "How The West Was Won" - Though the Old West is not really very old, few were as well versed in its lore as Louis. In this addendum to the extremely interesting and fact filled piece of correspondence now included as a post script in the novel, where Louis makes the case for many of the differences between an early draft of his novelization of How the West Was Won and the movie itself, Louis lists factual events which support his argument.

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Callaghen

Discovery - Louis' travels and research took him to many "out of the way" locations and he came across some amazing sites.

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End of the Drive

Rustler's Roundup - . Louis often hand drew maps to aid him in keeping the blocking of his characters straight. In addition he would write a short synopsis complete with character names, descriptions, and some story details he wanted to make sure to include . . .

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Beyond the
Bonus'

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