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The Works of O. Henry

Under pseudonym O. Henry; Short Story Collections (except where noted)

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Also author of Seven Odds and Ends, Poetry and Short Stories, 1920. Author of "Money Maze." Contributor to periodicals, including McClure's and New York World.

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Stories adapted to film: "The Texan," 1930, "The Return of the Cisco Kid," 1939, "The Gay Caballero," 1940, "The Girl From San Lorenzo," 1950, and "Hideout," 1949. "O. Henry's Full House," a collection of movies based on Porter's stories and released by Twentieth Century Fox in 1952, included "The Cop and the Anthem," "The Ransom of Red Chief," and "The Gift of the Magi."

Play adaptations: “Alias Jimmy Valentine," based on "A Retrieved Reformation," adapted by Paul Armstrong and produced in New York City in 1909, and "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Ransom of Red Chief," both adapted by Anne Coulter Martens. "Gifts of the Magi," a musical based on several Porter stories, was produced in New York City at the Lamb's Theater in 1985.

Adapted for television and radio: O. Henry stories recorded on audio cassette include "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Last Leaf," released by Miller-Brody Productions.

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