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

Overview
Works: 100 works in 258 publications in 6 languages and 4,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spy films  Televised plays 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about A. I Bezzerides
 
Most widely held works by A. I Bezzerides
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,227 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
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

16 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 380 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
Thieves' highway by Richard Conte( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 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 )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of brothers trying to make it as independent truck drivers."--Container
Beneath the 12-mile reef( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 346 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
Track of the cat by William A Wellman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in northern California during a winter in the 1880s; a farming family confronts the abstract, unseen threat of a mountain lion. The external threat in turn threatens the survival of the family unit because of the fragility of its internal relationships. Wellman experimented with a bleached, almost pure black and white colour scheme, seen to great advantage in the snowy, outdoor settings
The Big Valley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 182 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
Thieves' market by A. I Bezzerides( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fast-paced proletarian novel originally published in 1949, Thieves' Market was inspired by the author's youthful experiences as a trucker hauling produce to the packing houses of California's Central Valley. Immigrant Nick Garcos becomes an independent trucker, soon landing in the brutal and crooked underworld of the produce markets of San Francisco, Oakland, Stockton, and Los Angeles
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 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
Long haul by A. I Bezzerides( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Californie, à la fin des années 30. Nick Benay et son frère Paul sont habités par le rêve américain, celui de la réussite personnelle à la force du poignet
A bullet for Joey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 67 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
The Jayhawkers!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawkers. A classic action-packed Western
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
William Faulkner by William Faulkner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life and writings of William Faulkner. Includes interviews with Shelby Foote, George Plimpton, Robert Penn Warren, Tennessee Williams, Jill Faulkner Summers, and various biographers and critics. Also includes footage from the Omnibus documentary, filmed shortly after Faulkner's receiving the Nobel Prize
Sirocco( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 29 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
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

William Faulkner, a life on paper : a transcription from the film produced by the Mississippi Center for Educational Television by A. I Bezzerides( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On dangerous ground (1952) shooting script by A. I Bezzerides( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juke girl (1942) shooting script by A. I Bezzerides( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juke girl (1942) draft script by A. I Bezzerides( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Thieves' highway
Alternative Names
A. I. Bezzerides amerikansk frfattare och manusfrfattare

A. I. Bezzerides amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar

A. I. Bezzerides amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter

A. I. Bezzerides amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

A.I. Bezzerides amerykański pisarz i scenarzysta

Albert Isaac Bezzerides

Albert Isaac Bezzerides US-amerikanischer Roman- und Drehbuchautor

Bezzerides, A. I.

Bezzerides A. I. 1908-2007

Bezzerides, Albert Isaac 1908-2007

Bezzerides, Buzz 1908-2007

Άλμπερτ Ισαάκ Μπεζερίδης

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