Moab Museum of Film & Western Heritage

celebrating the spirit of America's Western heritage as showcased by films made in the Moab to Monument Valley region of Utah

Based on…

A book lover’s guide to films made in the Moab to Monument Valley region

links to download or read the written works provided where available

The Vanishing American, by Zane Grey

The Water Hole, by Zane Grey

The Saga of Billy the Kid, by Walter Noble Burns

The Harvey Girls, by Samuel Hopkins Adams

Massacre, by James Warner Bellah

Mission With No Record, by James Warner Bellah

Warlock, by Oakley Hall

Desert Guns, by Steve Frazee

Cheyenne Autumn, by Mari Sandoz

The Sentinel, by Arthur C. Clarke

The Eiger Sanction, by Rodney William Whitaker

This Boy’s Life, by Tobias Wolff

Riders of the Purple Sage, by Zane Grey

Between a Rock and a Hard Place, by Aron Ralston

The Lone Star Ranger, by Zane Grey

The Stage to Lordsburg, by Ernest Haycox

Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshall, by Stuart Lake

War Party, by James Warner Bellah

The Searchers, by Alan Le May

Exploration of the Colorado River and it’s Canyons, by John Wesley Powell

The Comancheros, by Paul Wellman

Guns of Rio Conchos, by Clair Huffaker

Mackenna’s Gold, by Henry Wilson “Heck” Allen

Vacation ’58, by John Hughes

Forrest Gump, by Winston Groom

Passion in the Desert, by Honoré de Balzac

A Princess of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs