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Burnett, W. R. (William Riley) 1899-1982

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The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

71 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Little Caesar by Francis Edwards Faragoh( Book )

130 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a small time hoodlum who rises to become a leading gangster in prohibition era Chicago. This book was made into a movie by the same title
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

30 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition Era ... This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow"--Container
High Sierra by John Huston( Book )

49 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hårdkogt spændingsroman om en erfaren gangster, der bliver hyret til et kup i Californien
This gun for hire by Frank Tuttle( Visual )

18 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client who betrayed him
The asphalt jungle by W. R Burnett( Book )

106 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the underworld of a large Midwestern city
High Sierra by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays a convicted killer sprung from jail by a mobster who wants him to assist in a California hotel holdup
The racket by John Cromwell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and French and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation
Captain Lightfoot by W. R Burnett( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1957 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Martin is a headstrong young patriot who has turned to highway robbery to support his country's cause against England during the Irish revolution. When he is taken under the wing of the famous rebel leader Captain Thunderbolt (Jeff Morrow), he soon finds himself second-in-command with a bounty on his head
Yellow sky by William A Wellman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and French and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of robbers are running from the law, and they find an almost abandoned town. An old prospector and his granddaughter have been living there. Realizing that they have gold, the robbers have a plan of taking it, but one robber turns against them
Adobe walls, a novel of the last Apache rising by W. R Burnett( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the last Apache uprising
Wake Island( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault."
Illegal( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidentally meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip
Dark Hazard by W. R Burnett( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1929, Jim Turner travaille en tant que gardien de nuit dans un hôtel miteux de Chicago. Dans un contexte de crise économique, il a promis à son épouse Marg de renoncer pour toujours aux courses. Cependant, lorsque le couple s'installe en Californie dans l'espoir d'une vie meilleure, il reste fasciné par Dark Hazard, un prodigieux lévrier de course.--[Memento]
Bitter ground by W. R Burnett( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iron man by W. R Burnett( Book )

8 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When criminal mastermind Doc Riedenschneider is released from prison, he approaches lawyer Alonzo Emmerich with a plan for the biggest jewel heist in history. Doc carefully selects and rehearses his team, but Emmerich is planning to double-cross the thieves and flee the country with the loot
Mi amigo : a novel of the Southwest by W. R Burnett( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Antonio( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rustlers have taken Clay Hardin's cattle and have holed up in San Antonio. So Clay does what any cowboy in his position would do: strap on his sidearm, ride into town and settle the score
Goodbye Chicago : 1928, end of an era by W. R Burnett( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un flic mélancolique apprend que sa femme, depuis longtemps partie sans laisser d'adresse, a été retrouvée morte dans un lac, probablement à la suite d'une overdose
 
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The Great Escape
Alternative Names

controlled identityMonahan, John, 1899-1982

Burnett, W. R.

Burnett, W. R., 1899-

Burnett, W.R. 1899-1982

Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982

Burnett, Whit, 1899-

Burnett William R. 1899-1982

Burnett William Richard 1899-1982

Burnett, William Riley

Burnett, William Riley 1899-

Burnett William Riley 1899-1982

Burnett, Willian R. 1899-1982

Monaham, John, pseud.

Monahan, John

Monahan, John 1899-1982

Riley Burnett, William 1899-1982

Updyke, James

Updyke, James 1899-1982

Updyke, James, pseud.

W. R. Burnett Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1899-1982)

W. R. Burnett amerikansk manusforfattar

W.R. Burnett amerikansk manusförfattare

W. R. Burnett amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

W. R. Burnett auteur de romans policiers

W. R. Burnett scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

W・R・バーネット

W·R·博內特

W·R·柏奈特

William Riley Burnett amerikansk manusforfatter

William Riley Burnett US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

دابلیو. آر. برونت فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

모나한, 존 1899-1982

버네트, W. R. 1899-1982

버네트, 윌리엄 라일리 1899-1982

バーネット, W. R

バーネット, ウイリアム・ライリー

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Little CaesarHigh SierraThis gun for hireThe asphalt jungleWake IslandIllegalHigh Sierra