Busch, Niven, 1903-1991

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Dates:
Birth 1903-04-26
Death 1991-08-25
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American novelist and screenwriter.

From the description of The continent's edge : papers, 1978-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546280

Niven Busch, a graduate of Princeton University, began his literary career as a writer for Time magazine and the New Yorker when they were in their infancy. In 1931 he moved to Los Angeles and became a screenwriter; among his successful screenplays was THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE. After his own novel, DUEL IN THE SUN, was made into a film, he retired to a ranch in Hollister and divided his time between raising cattle and writing novels. He has had fourteen books on the best-seller lists and sold over 10 million copies. Since 1972, Busch has lived in San Francisco.

From the description of The Titan Game : papers, 1988-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866586

Niven Busch is a novelist and screen writer.

From the description of Papers, 1919-1980 (bulk 1950-1980). (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 25082543

Author and film writer. Associate editor of TIME and NEW YORKER (1927-1931). Born April 26, 1903 in New York.

From the description of The San Franciscans : papers, 1959-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122585589

From the description of California street : papers, 1955-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560449

From the description of The gentleman from California : papers of Niven Busch, 1964-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 519335892

Biography

Author and film writer. Associate editor of TIME and NEW YORKER (1927-1931). Born April 26, 1903 in New York.

From the guide to the Niven Busch's The San Franciscans, 1959-1962, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biography

Author and film writer. Associate editor of TIME and NEW YORKER (1927-1931). Born April 26, 1903 in New York.

From the guide to the Niven Busch's California street, 1955-1959, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

Biographical Note

  • 1903: Born, New York City.
  • 1926: Graduated from Princeton.
  • 1927: 1931: Asso. editor Time mag.; also asso. ed. and contbr. New Yorker mag.
  • 1931 - 1940 : Motion Picture Writer, with various studios.
  • 1941 - : Author of novels, including: The Duel in the Sun, Day of the Conquerors, Distant Drums, Man from the Alamo, The Moonlighter, and The Treasure of Pancho Villa. Home, Hollister California.

From the guide to the Niven Busch's The gentleman from California, 1964-1966, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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Subjects:

  • American literature--20th century
  • Authors, American
  • Motion picture authorship
  • Fiction--Authorship

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  • Screenwriters

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