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Busch, Niven 1903-1991

Overview
Works: 141 works in 553 publications in 10 languages and 8,278 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Western films  Film noir  Musical films  History  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Western fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Inscriber, Adapter, Conceptor, Contributor, Writer of accompanying material, Actor
Classifications: PS3503.U746, 791.4372
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The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

49 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
California Street : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years in the life of a San Francisco newspaper tycoon and his influence in the lives of his three daughters
The San Franciscans : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Catholic banking dynasty in San Francisco and the lawsuit that threatens its downfall when the head of the family dies and his widow and the opposition lawyer become romantically involved
The gentleman from California : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political novel of the future in which a ruthless California rightwinger and an Ivy League Democrat are opposing candidates in a 1972 presidential election
The Westerner by Gary Cooper( Visual )

15 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering cowboy rides into a Texas border town and alone faces the guns of the self-appointed, ruthless men who dispense justice, including the infamous "Judge" Roy Bean
The titan game by Niven Busch( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continent's edge by Niven Busch( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kinsale family of California strike oil and become the wealthiest family in the state
In old Chicago by Henry King( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The O'Leary family of old Chicago has two sons. After Jack (Don Ameche) is elected Mayor with the help of his brother Dion (Tyrone Power), the two argue over the future of Chicago's slums. Dion uses his wife, a cabaret singer (Alice Faye) as a pawn in their dispute. Then the great Chicago fire of 1871 changes the lives of the O'Leary family forever
Duel in the sun by Niven Busch( Book )

59 editions published between 1944 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The takeover : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four men, well on their way to becoming billionaires, pass a death sentence on a fifth: Jed Basco, president of their corporation. The trap was set long ago, but Jed was too reckless to detect it, too greedy for the incredible wealth the takeover conferred on him, too confident of his edge in the game of command ..."--Dust jacket flap
The furies : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Furies is a thundering tale of Vance Jefford, tough right hand and hot-blooded heiress to her beloved patriarch, ruthless New Mexico cattle baron T.C. Jefford. But when her widower father brings home a new flame, Vance's simmering jealousy threatens to shatter trust, draw blood, and bring ruin to the clan
Pursued by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex tale of family feuds, murder and vengeance in the Old West
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Distant drums( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Cooper storms the Everglades to put down the Seminole Indian Rebelion of 1840
The hate merchant : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and Italian and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A political rabble-rouser joins forces with a popular evangelist, enlarging a small mission following into a vast radio audience."--Baird & Greenwood
Twenty-one Americans; being profiles of some people famous in our time by Niven Busch( Book )

4 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They dream of home by Niven Busch( Book )

6 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel based on the problems facing the discharged war heroes. Five Marines return home after World War II. The central character, Cliff Harper, returns to Los Angeles
Twenty-one Americans, being profiles of some people famous in our time by Niven Busch( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man from the Alamo: A soldier delegated to escape the Alamo, the famous besieged fort, is labeled a coward and a deserter, and instead of defending himself, he sets out to gain revenge on a band of renegades
Pursued( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s, Jeb is an orphan who grows up haunted by nightmares of the childhood trauma in which his own family was killed. His life becomes more complicated as he realizes that he is in love with his adopted sister Thorley, and his adopted brother Adam has come to hate him
 
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Alternative Names
Busch, Nevin 1903-1991

Niven Busch Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1903-1991)

Niven Busch écrivain américain

Niven Busch escritor estadounidense

Niven Busch scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Niven Busch US-amerikanischer Drehbuch- und Romanautor

Νίβεν Μπους

Нивен Буш

בוש, ניבן 1903-1991

ניבן בוש סופר אמריקאי

ニーヴン・ブッシュ

ブッシュ, ニーヴン

尼文·布希

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