WorldCat Identities

Grubb, Davis 1919-1980

Overview
Works: 80 works in 398 publications in 12 languages and 6,684 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Film adaptations  Drama  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  History  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Performer
Classifications: PS3513.R865, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Davis Grubb
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Davis Grubb
The night of the hunter by Davis Grubb( Book )

115 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by serial killer Harry Powers, "The Bluebeard of Quiet Dell", who was hung in 1932 for his murders of two widows and three children. Served as the basis for Charles Laughton's classic film noir
Shadow of my brother by Davis Grubb( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel of three generations of a Southern family and of the violence and race hatred which twisted its history
Fools' parade by Davis Grubb( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a prison check for over $25,000 in their hands, three ex-cons are pursued by a prison guard, a mean banker, and a meaner sheriff, meeting some colorful characters along the way in this warm and humorous tale set during the Great Depression
The barefoot man by Davis Grubb( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voices of Glory by Davis Grubb( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and Dutch and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fiery, independent-spirited public health nurse plays a vital role in the lives of the townsfolk of "Glory", West Virginia
The Golden Sickle : a tale by Davis Grubb( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-Revolutionary War Virginia, young Dan Cresap's dying father sends him a mysterious box containing clues to a hidden treasure that others have sought and died for. Hounded by a monster intent on revenge, Dan chooses to find and claim his inheritance rather than run from the danger in this tale full of foreboding and intrigue
Ancient lights by Davis Grubb( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founders of an international electronic conspiracy are positioning themselves to take over the world. And there's only one man who can stop them--a country bumpkin from West Virginia named Sweeley Leech
A tree full of stars by Davis Grubb( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas miracle changes the lives of an Ohio family
The watchman by Davis Grubb( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sheriff of a river town in West Virginia investigates the murder of the son of one of the town's leading families
A dream of kings by Davis Grubb( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1992 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Civil War soldier from a West Virginia river town shares a strange and lonely childhood with an orphan girl and grows up to fall in love with her
You never believe me : and other stories by Davis Grubb( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short stories brings to life the author's inimitable characters--quirky farmers, hardent miners, free-ranging children--and a West Virginia town of the thirties and forties. The tales contain a sly and earthy humor along with a spectrum of human emotion
Twelve tales of suspense and the supernatural by Davis Grubb( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and French and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short pieces, all set in the West Virginia river country. For contents, see Author Catalog
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

52 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children know where their father Ben Harper hid $10,000; Reverend Harry Powell learns of the money when in prison with Harper, and when he is released he woos Willa Harper and begins to terrorise the family
The siege of 318 : thirteen mystical stories by Davis Grubb( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night of the hunter by Davis Grubb( Recording )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Ben Harper goes to the gallows for a bank robbery killing, he leaves his young children John and Pearl to hide the $10,000 that is his share. Then a strange preacher shows up who wants that money
I wonder what became of me by Anita Ellis( Recording )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Nacht des Jägers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry erfährt im Gefängnis von seinem Zellennachbar, dass dieser 10.000 Dollar in seinem Haus versteckt hat. Als Harry entlassen wird, macht er sich sofort auf die Suche - und geht dabei über Leichen. Ein unschlagbarer Suspense-Thriller mit Robert Mitchum
La morte corre sul fiume( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Powell, pastore protestante, uccide alcune vedove per denaro. Uccide anche Willa Harper, ma i suoi due figlioletti gli danno filo da torcere. Riescono a fuggire da lui allontanandosi sul fiume con una barca. In loro soccorso giunge una cara vecchietta, Rachel, che dà rifugio ai bambini abbandonatiHarry Powell, pastore protestante, uccide alcune vedove per denaro. Uccide anche Willa Harper, ma i suoi due figlioletti gli danno filo da torcere. Riescono a fuggire da lui allontanandosi sul fiume con una barca. In loro soccorso giunge una cara vecchietta, Rachel, che dà rifugio ai bambini abbandonati. (Mymovies)
La nuit du chasseur by Charles Laughton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un prêcheur inquiétant poursuit dans l'Amérique rurale deux enfants dont le père vient d'être condamné pour vol et meurtre. Avant son incarcération, le père leur avait confié dix milles dollars, dont ils doivent révéler l'existence à personne. Pourchassés sans pitié par ce pasteur psychopathe et abandonnés à eux-mêmes, les enfants se lancent sur les routes..."
The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories by Otto Penzler( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ever since his first appearance, in Arthur Conan Doyle's 1887 novella A Study in Scarlet, readers have loved reading about Sherlock Holmes almost as much as writers have loved writing about him. In this deluxe hardcover edition, Otto Penzler collects eighty-three wonderful stories about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, published over a span of more than a hundred years." -- From dust jacket
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.11 for Davis Grub ... to 1.00 for Davis Grub ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The night of the hunter
Covers
Fools' parade
Alternative Names
Davis Grubb Amerikaans schrijver (1919-1980)

Grubb, Davis

Grubb, Davis 1919-1982

Grubb, Davis Alexander.

Grubb, Davis Alexander 1919-

Дэвид Грабб

דייוויס גראב

ڈیوس گرب

グラッブ, デイヴィス

ディヴィス・グラッブ

Languages