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The Shooting Of Dan McGrew

A Novel

by Marvin Dana

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10571288M
ISBN 100548265291
ISBN 109780548265291

In , he published his first book of poetry, The Spell of the Yukon, and Other Verses This book included the well-known poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and this first brought him public recognition. In , he left his banker's job and began writing his first novel, The Trail of the ' He married in and the couple had a daughter.5/5(2). The Shooting of Dan McGrew is a silent American drama film directed by Herbert Blaché, based on the poem of the same name. It was produced by Solax Studios when it and many other early film studios in America's first motion picture industry were based in Fort Lee, New Jersey, at the beginning of the 20th ed by: Herbert Blaché, Alice Guy.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew by Robert Service. Kids Can Press, Limited, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket .   I loved this book and encourage others to read it. This book can chill your soul and at the same time make you feel warm inside. From the Cremation of Sam McGee to the Shooting of Dan McGrew, Mr. Service had me admiring his work especially after I read 'Grin' which adopts a good perspective of life/5(5).

The English-born poet lived in Canada most of his life, where he penned a spirited series of poems that recapture the rough-and-tumble life of the frontier's mining camps and saloons. Includes "The Spell of the Yukon," "The Heart of the Sourdough," "While the Bannock Bakes," and "The Squaw Man.". A companion to the Canadian illustrator's acclaimed edition of The Cremation of Sam McGee (). As Donald Hall pointed out in his afterword to Thayer's Casey at the Bat (p. /C), Service's poems were ""a late recitable anomaly""--a splendid throwback to the 19th-century story poems that lent themselves so well to sharing aloud.


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The Shooting of Dan McGrew By Robert W. Service About this Poet Born in Lancashire, England to a bank cashier and an heiress, poet Robert William Service moved to Scotland at the age of five, living with his grandfather and three aunts until his parents moved to Glasgow four years later and the family reunited.

"The Shooting of Dan McGrew" is a must for anyone who enjoys the poems of the Yukon by R.W. Service. The story reveals a colorful background for the characters in the poem. The story is well written and is a real page turner.

Pictures from the silent movie made from the book /5(19). The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the greed, jealousy, loneliness and betrayal that were characteristic of the Gold Rush era, and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed miner/5.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew and Other Poems book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The English-born poet lived in Canada mos 4/5. The Bard of the Yukon. This article relates to The Great Alone. The Great Alone takes its title from a line in "The Shooting of Dan McGrew," a poem composed by Robert W.

Service, whose work inspires the main character throughout the book. Robert W. Service (), known as "The Bard of the Yukon," was born in Lancashire, England, the son of a banker and an heiress.

Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou.

When out of the. That one of you is a hound of hell and that one is Dan McGrew." Then I ducked my head, and the lights went out, and two guns blazed in the dark, And a woman screamed, and the lights went up, and two men lay stiff and stark.

Pitched on his head, and pumped full of lead, was Dangerous Dan MGrew. The Shooting Of Dan Mcgrew poem by Robert William Service. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloonThe kid that handles the musicbox was hitting a jagtime tuneBack of the bar in a solo.

Page/5. Robert Service was known as the Bard of the Yukon because of his epic poems about the Klondike gold rush in His book of poems was published in and of his many epics, 'the 'Shooting of.

The Shooting of Dan McGrew. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune, Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light o’ love, the lady known as Lou.

A later verse. That one of you is a hound of helland that one is Dan McGrew." Then I ducked my head, and the lights went out, and two guns blazed in the dark, And a woman screamed, and the lights went up, and two men lay stiff and stark. Pitched on his head, and. Directed by Herbert Blaché.

With Edmund Breese, William A. Morse, Kathryn Adams, Ordean Stark. The opening scene is of the interior of the Malamute saloon. Dangerous Dan McGrew and the lady that's known as Lou are seen seated at a table in one corner. A dog-sleigh stops outside, and its owner, a tired-looking, bedraggled miner, stumbles through the door.

Editorial Reviews. The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the greed, jealousy, loneliness and betrayal that were characteristic of the Gold Rush era, and how Dan McGrew became the hated target of a half-crazed : Marvin Dana.

the shooting of dan mcgrew. a novel. marvin dana. author of within the law, etc. based on the famous poem of. robert w. service. profusely illustrated with scenes from the photo play.

new york grosset & dunlap publishers. A fantastic collection of poesy that will be enjoyed by all lovers of poetry, this book shall especially appeal to fans of Service's seminal work. Robert William Service ( - ) was a prolific British-Canadian writer and poet, most famous for his poems, "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee".

The Shooting of Dan McGrew by Robert Service A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

From the book The Shooting of Dan McGrew by Robert Service. A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune; Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o’-love, the lady that’s known as Lou/5(42).

Kristin Hannah's The Great Alone, takes its title from a line in "The Shooting of Dan McGrew", a poem composed by Robert W. Service, whose work inspires the main character throughout the book.

Robert W. Service (), known as "The Bard of the Yukon," was born in Lancashire, England, the son of a banker and an heiress. The poem about the shooting of the fictitious Dan McGrew was written soon after the gold rush in Dawson City was over; it is an unrelenting story of the.

Get this from a library. The shooting of Dan McGrew. [Robert W Service; Ted Harrison] -- A narrative poem set in the Yukon describing the shoot-out in a saloon between a prospector and the man who stole his girl.

The Event of the Year, The Shooting of Dan McGrew, is based on Service's poem of the same title. Description: 87 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Responsibility: Created by Kate Ramsey, National Dance Institute ; based on the famous poem of Robert W.

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