The Press: Frederick Faust, et al.

A shellburst in Italy last week killed a terrific character. Frederick Schiller Faust, 51, was serving as correspondent for Harper's. But "Heinie" Faust was, more notably, the incredibly prolific "King of the Pulps" who wrote westerns, romances, whodunits and cinema stories under the pseudonyms Max Brand, David Manning, George Owen Baxter, Evan Evans, Nicholas Silver, Hugh Owen, Frank Austin, George Challis, Walter C. Butler, John Frederick, Peter Henry Moreland, Lee Bolt, Dennis Lawton, Frederick Frost. Among his creations were Hollywood's Drs. Kildare and Gillespie, Horseman Destry, Secret Agent Anthony Hamilton, Silvertip...

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