Peter B. Kyne

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Peter Bernhard Kyne (October 12, 1880 November 25, 1957) was an American novelist who published between 1904 and 1940. He was born and died in San Francisco, California. Many of his works were adapted into screenplays starting during the silent film era, particularly his first novel, The Three Godfathers, which was published in 1913 and proved to be a huge success. More than 100 films were adapted from his works between 1914 and 1952, many of the earliest without consent or compensation.[1] Kyne created the character of Cappy Ricks in a series of novels.

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Peter Bernhard Kyne
Kyne in the 1930s
Born(1880-10-12)October 12, 1880
DiedNovember 25, 1957(1957-11-25) (aged 77)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Other namesPeter Bernard Kyne
Years active1914–1952

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