WorldCat Identities

McGivern, William P.

Overview
Works: 201 works in 718 publications in 10 languages and 8,236 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Detective and mystery fiction  Political fiction  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Scenarist, Conceptor, Creator
Classifications: PS3525.A236, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William P McGivern
 
Most widely held works by William P McGivern
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

25 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former policeman sacrifices everything to take down a mobster and his henchman after his wife is killed
Soldiers of '44 by William P McGivern( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belevenissen van een vijftien man sterk Amerikaans artillerieonderdeel in de besneeuwde Belgische Ardennen tijdens het offensief aan het eind van 1944
Summitt : a novel by William P McGivern( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caprifoil by William P McGivern( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big heat by William P McGivern( Book )

50 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1952, this legendary crime story was the basis for the film noir classic starring Glenn Ford and Lee Marvin. Homicide sergeant Dave Bannion investigates the death of a police clerk who has shot himself for no obvious reason
A matter of honor by William P McGivern( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Dutch and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een rechercheur van politie -zoon van een beroemd generaal- en een journaliste raken betrokken bij de moord op drie jonge zwarte soldaten
Reprisal by William P McGivern( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three men who had never killed before: Locke Cadman, tough, brilliant Hollywood studio executive; Jules Levy, intellectual widowed owner of one of the town's most successful porno book shops; Robbie Newhall, Yale '51, erratic, unemployed, a drunk. What could bring these men together in a violent mission of vengeance and death? Three teen-age bodies lying lifeless in the surf off Malibu. Their children. Blown out of their minds and this world by an overdose of drugs. Drugs bought as easily as chocolate candy in one of the wealthiest, most privileged, sun-bright areas in all of California."--Jacket
The big heat by William P McGivern( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Philadelphia cop kills himself for no apparent reason. His wife claims it was because of poor health. Police Lieutenant Wilks wants the case closed and speculation ended, as do two of the city's mob bosses. Detective Dave Bannion asks himself, why do so many fear a dead man?
The seven file by William P McGivern( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense story of the kidnapping of a Manhattan child from its wealthy parents, and the F. B. I.'s efforts to recover it
Night extra by William P McGivern( Book )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lie down, I want to talk to you by William P McGivern( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and Catalan and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogue cop by William P McGivern( Book )

23 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night of the juggler : a novel by William P McGivern( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murderer with the strength of a giant and the mind of a child perpetrates a series of attacks on young women
The caper of the golden bulls by William P McGivern( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogue cop by William P McGivern( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the station-houses to the joy-houses, they knew about Mike Carmody. He was the best cop money could buy. And when the Syndicate boys said jump, Carmody knew just how high. But they couldn't buy Carmody's kid brother Eddie. And when Eddie turned against them, the Mob snuffed him out like a nickel cigar. Now Carmody's coming after them. Savage. Bloodthirsty. He's stalking them down the city's darkened back alleys ... and straight into hell
Mention my name in Mombasa; the unscheduled adventures of an American family abroad by William P McGivern( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odds against tomorrow by William P McGivern( Book )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The situation is a nightmare waiting to happen, a racist ex-con gets drawn into the planning of a heist by a crooked ex-cop, and they are forced to include a young black man who is in debt to a mobster. What can go wrong does go wrong in Odds against tomorrow, a bleak, mesmerizing thriller by William P. McGivern, published in 1957 and reminiscent of the novels of W.R. Burnett
Police special; including Rogue cop, The seven file [and] The darkest hour by William P McGivern( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1962 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odds against tomorrow by William P McGivern( )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The situation is a nightmare waiting to happen, a racist ex-con gets drawn into the planning of a heist by a crooked ex-cop, and they are forced to include a young black man who is in debt to a mobster. What can go wrong does go wrong in Odds against tomorrow, a bleak, mesmerizing thriller by William P. McGivern, published in 1957 and reminiscent of the novels of W.R. Burnett
Columbia Pictures film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police are baffled by random killings of women; Det. Sgt. Dave Bannion takes on a powerful crime syndicate; plans to rob a casino as a hoax by a group of friends go awry when one of them takes it very seriously; two hit men must explain the disappearanceof a heroin stash to their boss; a normally pragmatic hit man finds he has misgivings when his next job is to kill a woman who is about to give evidence against his boss
 
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The big heat
Alternative Names
Mac Givern, William Peter.

Mac Givern William Peter 1919-1982

MacGivern, William P.

MacGivern, William P. 1922-1982

MacGivern, William Peter.

MacGivern William Peter 1919-1982

MacGivern, William Peter 1922-1982

Mc Givern, William Peter.

Mc Givern William Peter 1919-1982

McGivern, W.P.

McGivern, William.

McGivern William 1919-1982

McGivern, William 1922-1982

McGivern, William P.

McGivern William P. 1919-1982

McGivern, William Peter

McGivern, William Peter 1922-1982

Peters, Bill, 1919-1982

Peters, Bill 1922-1982

W・P・マッギバーン

William P. McGivern Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1922-1982)

William P. McGivern écrivain américain

William P. McGivern escritor estadounidense

Уильям П. МакГайверн

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