Perley Poore Sheehan

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Perley Poore Sheehan (7 June 1875 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States – 30 September 1943 in Sierra Madre, California, United States) was an American film writer, novelist and film director. He was once married to Virginia Point (1902-unknown).


Filmography as a film writer[edit]

(note: most of manuscripts below are movies, which are based on his novels.)

Filmography as a film director[edit]


  • Efficiency (with Robert H. Davis) (1917). This may have been developed from the playscript published by Sheehan and Robert H Davis in The Strand Magazine in 1917, 'Blood and Iron'.


Sheehan's "Phyllis of Fountain Square" was the cover story in the November 1916 issue of The Argosy
  • Seer (1912)
  • The Prophet (1912)
  • We are French! (with Robert H. Davis) (1914)
  • The Abyss of Wonders (1915)
  • Those Who Walk in Darkness (1917)
  • Passport invisible (1918)
  • The One Gift (1920)
  • House with a Bad Name (1920)
  • The Whispering Chorus (1928)
  • King Arthur (Chapbook) (1936)
  • Heidi (Chapbook) (1936)
  • Lola Montez, her pagan majesty, or, Queen errant (1936)
  • Blennerhassett (Chapbook) (1937)

Short Stories Collections[edit]

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