An Animated Screenplay Adaptation Based on John R. Erickson's Novel: The Adventures of Hank the Cowdog

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Screenplay for animated feature film. Story and characters are based on a short novel, The Adventures of Hank the Cowdog. first in a series. This adaptation aims to translate the humor and unique dog-centered perspective of the original source into the medium of film. Hank the Cowdog, head of security on an isolated ranch, works undercover inside a pack of coyotes to solve a series of chicken murders. To solve the case, Hank defends his ranch, sheep and chickens from a devious and powerful coyote leader, Scraunch. With help from a variety of friends and a change in attitude, Hank ... continued below

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Wier, John W. (John William) August 1994.

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Screenplay for animated feature film. Story and characters are based on a short novel, The Adventures of Hank the Cowdog. first in a series. This adaptation aims to translate the humor and unique dog-centered perspective of the original source into the medium of film. Hank the Cowdog, head of security on an isolated ranch, works undercover inside a pack of coyotes to solve a series of chicken murders. To solve the case, Hank defends his ranch, sheep and chickens from a devious and powerful coyote leader, Scraunch. With help from a variety of friends and a change in attitude, Hank saves the ranch. Screenplay places detective film conventions in an action-adventure cartoon format. Thesis includes notes on adaptation process.

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Wier, John W. (John William). An Animated Screenplay Adaptation Based on John R. Erickson's Novel: The Adventures of Hank the Cowdog, thesis, August 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278417/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .