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Busch, Niven 1903-1991

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Works: 134 works in 537 publications in 12 languages and 8,272 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Film noir  Western films  Musical films  History  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Inscriber, Adapter, Contributor, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PS3503.U746, 791.4372
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The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

48 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,454 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 )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 713 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 521 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
The gentleman from California : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 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 )

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

Walter Brennan's Academy Award winning portrayal of "Judge" Roy Bean, along with the Academy Award-nominated story. Judge Roy Bean is a hard-nosed judge who dispenses his own unique brand of justice. Cole Harden, a stranger accused of stealing horses, attempts to talk himself out of the hangman's noose and the two men end up with a grudging friendship, until Bean's deadly scheming against the homesteaders puts the two on opposite sides
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 )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 399 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 )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the O'Leary family, whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in 19th century Chicago. After Dion helps Jack get elected mayor, they lock horns over Chicago's slums. The whole town takes sides and then old Chicago is wiped out by the fire of 1871
Duel in the sun by Niven Busch( Book )

53 editions published between 1944 and 1997 in 9 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The takeover : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English 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 )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 276 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 )

16 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 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 217 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
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 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They dream of home by Niven Busch( Book )

5 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
Distant drums( Visual )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 153 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 )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and Italian and held by 148 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 )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 138 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
The actor by Niven Busch( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1961 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author draws upon his Hollywood experiences as a screenwriter to give a detailed picture of Hollywood life; of a fading actor, his demanding wife and son, and a director who hates his father."--Baird & Greenwood
 
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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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