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Bezzerides, A. I. (Albert Isaac) 1908-2007

Overview
Works: 78 works in 224 publications in 7 languages and 3,920 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Suspense fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by A. I Bezzerides
Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While driving down a lonely road late one evening, Hammer picks up a beautiful blonde hitchhiker, dressed in nothing but a raincoat. At first, Hammer assumes that the incoherent girl is an escaped lunatic; his mind is changed for him when he and the girl are abducted by two thugs. The men torture the girl to death as the semiconscious Hammer watches helplessly. He himself escapes extermination when the murderers' car topples off a cliff and he is thrown clear. Seeking vengeance, Hammer tries to discover the secret behind the girl's murder
Thieves' highway ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vividly depicts the perilous world of 'long-haul boys', who drive by night to bring their goods to the markets of America's cities. Ex-G.I. Nick Garcos [is] a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father, ruthless market operator Mike Figlia. But when Figlia gets wise to his plan, Nick finds himself in a web of treachery and heartbreak."--Container
They drive by night by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A tale of brothers trying to make it as independent truck drivers."--Container
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect
Beneath the 12-mile reef ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Romeo-and-Juliet romance/adventure featuring a Greek family of sponge divers from Tarpon Springs and a "Conch" family from Key West in competition for machismo and profits in the sponge industry
The Big Valley ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victoria Barkley heads the family of her adult children on the Barkley Ranch in California's San Joaquin Valley, near Stockton, in the 1870s. Bank robbers, horse thieves, revolutionaries and land grabbers keep the Barkley's on their toes. Continues the adventures of the wealthy and powerful family in the untamed Old West
Track of the cat by William A Wellman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Curt Bridges tracks down the panther that killed his brother Arthur, his family argues and bickers over whether younger brother Harold should marry a much-despised neighbor girl
Thieves' market by A. I Bezzerides ( Book )
5 editions published between 1949 and 1997 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vividly set in the sundrenched landscapes and urban squalor of California in the 1940s, Thieves' Market is a major example of the genre of noir fiction that continues to fascinate the Hollywood cinema and general readers alike. For this edition, Garrett White has provided a new foreword and the author a new afterword
A bullet for Joey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a Canadian police inspector investigates a murder, he is hurtled into an adventure involving foreign spies, American gangsters and an explosive high-tech secret that could change the world. In a daring attempt to seize a brilliant physicist's discoveries, a foreign superpower enlists mobster Joe Victor and his gang in a scheme that will ignite a firestorm of betrayal, murder and global intrigue
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life
Juke girl (1942) draft script by A. I Bezzerides ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long haul by A. I Bezzerides ( Book )
5 editions published in 1938 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jayhawkers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawkers. A classic action-packed Western
On dangerous ground (1952) shooting script by A. I Bezzerides ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Barbara Stanwyck show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Throughout her career, Barbara Stanwyck enraptured audiences, starring in almost 100 films, capturing four Oscar nominations, and winning an Emmy for her acclaimed NBC anthology series, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, where she served as hostess and star. This collection showcases 12 previously unavailable dramas, restored and re-mastered, from the memorable series
There is a happy land by A. I Bezzerides ( Book )
1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sirocco ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American gun-runner stuck in syria in 1925 matches wits with a French intelligence officer about the underbelly of human affairs amid civil war and intrigue
Juke girl ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A migrant worker (Ronald Reagan) and a farmer (George Tobias) battle against the local packer (Gene Lockhart) who is a crook. The migrant worker and his sweetheart (Ann Sheridan) are framed for murder. Just as they are about to be lynched, the culprit confesses
William Faulkner, a life on paper : a transcription from the film produced by the Mississippi Center for Educational Television by A. I Bezzerides ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Faulkner a life on paper ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the life and writings of William Faulkner
 
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Alternative Names
Bezzerides, A. I.
Bezzerides, A. I. 1908-2007
Bezzerides, Albert Isaac, 1908-2007
Bezzerides, Buzz 1908-2007
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