Larry Edward Evans (died 1925) was an American novelist and playwright. Several of his stories were performed on stage and adapted for film. Some of his work was serialized in Metropolitan Magazine (New York City), where Teddy Roosevelt was an editor during World War I. Evans was listed along with other "Famous Contributors" in an ad for Metropolitan in Theatre Magazine in 1921.
Evans wrote the novels Then I'll Come Back to You and Once to Every Man. The latter was adapted to film as The Fighting Heart (1925 film)
Several of his stories were also adapted to film. His story The Painted Lady was published in the Saturday Evening Post. It was adapted to film as When a Man Sees Red in 1917 and then as The Painted Lady (1925), and republished as in a photoplay edition illustrated with scenes from the movie by Grosset & Dunlap. It was made into film a third time as Pursued (1934 film). Evans story Conahan was adapted to film as The Silent Lie. The film was reissued several years later as Camille of the Yukon poster. The Federal Trade Commission examined the practice of redistributing films using new titles and advertising as if they were new.
Evans died of Tuberculosis in May 1925.
Then I'll Come Back to You
George Irving directed the film version.
Some One in the House
Evans wrote the play Some One in the House. It was adapted for the film Someone in the House in 1919.
- Then I'll Come Back to You (1916)
- The Painted Lady, a story published in the Saturday Evening Post was adapted to film as When a Man Sees Red in 1917
- Evans wrote the story for the film His Own Home Town (1918)
- Some One in the House (1919)
- Money, Money, Money, a story Evans wrote that was adapted into a 1923 film of the same name.
- Once to Every Man, adapted to film as The Fighting Heart
- Winner Take All adapted into the film Winner Take All (1924 film)
- "Theatre Magazine". Theatre Magazine Company. February 1, 1921 – via Google Books.
- Commission, United States Federal Trade (1 February 2019). "Annual Report of the Federal Trade Commission for the Fiscal Year Ended ..." The Commission – via Google Books.
- Evans, Larry (January 31, 2010). Then I'll Come Back to You (1915). Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 9781120940254.
- "Dramatic Mirror of Motion Pictures and the Stage". Dramatic Mirror Company. February 1, 1918 – via Google Books.