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Busch, Niven 1903-1991

Overview
Works: 158 works in 567 publications in 10 languages and 8,289 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Western films  Film noir  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Biography  History  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Inscriber, Adapter, Collaborator, Actor, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3503.U746, 791.4372
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The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

50 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,449 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 )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 696 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 509 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 and his widow and the opposition lawyer become romantically involved
The gentleman from California : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 445 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 presidential election
The Westerner by Gary Cooper( Visual )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 429 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 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continent's edge by Niven Busch( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kinsale family of California strike oil and become the wealthiest family in the state
Pursued by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex tale of family feuds, murder and vengeance in the Old West
Duel in the sun by Niven Busch( Book )

57 editions published between 1944 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The takeover : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 309 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
Twenty-one Americans; being profiles of some people famous in our time by Niven Busch( Book )

3 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In old Chicago( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 294 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
Distant drums( Visual )

12 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in and around the Everglades National Park, Raoul Walsh's film is a rare example of the exotic "Florida Western" Gary Cooper stars as Cavalry Captain Quincy Wyatt, who leads a charge upon an old Spanish fort taken over by Seminole gun-runners and kidnappers. After liberating the prisoners, Wyatt, pursued by the vengeful Seminoles, flees into the gator-infested swamps and settles his fate in a spectacular underwater fight with the vicious Chief Ocala
The hate merchant : a novel by Niven Busch( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and Italian and held by 165 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
They dream of home by Niven Busch( Book )

6 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 157 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
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 )

7 editions published between 1955 and 1961 in English and held by 109 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
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
In old Chicago( Visual )

10 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer settlers the O'Leary family achieve notoriety and power in bustling Chicago. Jack is elected mayor with the help of his brother Dion, but then the two fight over the future of Chicago's slums. Dion uses his cabaret singer wife as a pawn in their dispute, escalating their rivalry and soon the whole town takes sides. Then the massive fire of 1871 wipes out all of old Chicago
 
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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

Niven Busch yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

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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