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McCoy, Horace 1897-1955

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Most widely held works by Horace McCoy
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

29 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter
They shoot horses, don't they? by Horace McCoy( Book )

125 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Depression of the 1930s led people to desperate measures to survive. The marathon dance craze, which flourished at that time seemed a simple way for people to earn extra money dancing the hours away for cash, for weeks at a time. But the underside of that craze was filled with a competition and violence unknown to most ballrooms. A lurid tale of dancing and desperation: Horace McCoy's classic American novel captures the dark side of the 1930s
Gentleman Jim by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer James J. Corbett, the bank clerk turned World Champion who elevated boxing from bare-knuckled brawling to the sport of skill it is today
Kiss tomorrow good-bye : a novel by Horace McCoy( Book )

30 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Phi Beta Kappa scholar turns himself into a vicious and completely immoral criminal. He escapes from a chain gang, but eventually his past overtakes him
I should have stayed home by Horace McCoy( Book )

38 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ralph Carston, a handsome young man from Georgia, and roommate Mona Matthews work as extras and dream of Hollywood stardom when a courtroom fracas by Mona gives them a flash of notoriety. This leads to a swank Hollywood party and an introduction to Ethel Smithers, a rich older woman with a less than pure interest in Carston"--Publisher description
No pockets in a shroud by Horace McCoy( Book )

67 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman der skildrer en journalists kamp mod korruptionen i en amerikansk by i 1930erne
Scalpel by Horace McCoy( Book )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Owen, an ex-miner from Coalville, Pennsylvania, becomes a successful surgeon In Pittsburgh. He must choose between two women and consequently, two lifestyles
The trail of the lonesome pine by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the backwoods of the Blue Ridge Mountains, two men are caught in the middle of a bitter feud between the Toliver and Falin families while fighting for the romantic attention of a beautiful woman
The big cat by Tim Whelan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real life escapades of the infamous Reno Brothers gang, this double-barreled western adventure stars Randolph Scott as the tough, two-fisted Chicago special agent assigned to bring the outlaws to justice
Texas by George Marshall( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy/action-adventure western about two confederate veterans aimlessly wandering around Texas after the Civil War. They go their separate ways, then eventually both end up falling in love with the rancher's daughter
Crime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40s( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1950s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories. Evolving out of the terse and violent hardboiled style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied and innovative body of writing. Tapping deep roots in the American literary imagination, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, guilt, deception, obsessive passion, murder, and the disintegrating psyche. With visionary and often subversive force they create a dark and violent mythology out of the most commonplace elements of modern life. The raw power of their vernacular style has profoundly influenced contemporary American culture and writing. Far from formulaic, they are ambitious works which bend the rules of genre fiction to their often experimental purposes."
Best short stories from the Southwest by Hilton Ross Greer( Book )

2 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lusty men by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Never was a bronc that couldn't be rode. Never was a cowboy that couldn't be throwed.' Spinning tales of big money made as a bronco buster, an ex-rodeo star wanders into the life of ranch hand Wes Merritt. Wes is won over, despite the protests of his wife, who, against her judgment, feels drawn to the stranger, too
They shoot horses, don't they ; Kiss tomorrow goodbye ; No pockets in a shroud ; I should have stayed home by Horace McCoy( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad for each other the glass wall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad for each other: A surgeon returning home from the Korean War gets drawn into a questionable lifestyle when he falls in with a socialite divorcee in his hometown. Her charms prove to be too much to resist, raising the concerns of of mother and a pretty young nurse
Corruption city by Horace McCoy( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young law professor is hired to clean up a city strangled by corruption. Nemo Crespi's organization has a hand in everything from gambling rackets to hotels to newspapers. To combat him, the governor needs a special prosecutor he can trust, someone free of political ambitions ... someone like John Conroy, a twenty-nine-year-old law professor as unlikely for the prosecutor job as anyone. Cynical, hardscrabble Conroy is reluctant to accept, until he realizes that the work will put his theory - that all power corrupts - to a welcome real-life test. It will be a formidable mission, and not just because of the caliber of the enemy. Conroy's own father, a cop promoted to the role of chief investigator, has a close friend in Crespi's ranks, and he knows his fair share of dirty secrets. As the investigation gains speed, Conroy and those closest to him will have to grapple with the full reach of the vicious syndicate
The great Louisiana lottery : by Horace McCoy( )

2 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The lusty men (1952) : shooting script by Horace McCoy( )

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

Gentleman Jim (1942) : draft script by Vincent Lawrence( )

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

Dangerous mission (1954) : shooting script by Charles Bennett( )

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

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They shoot horses don't they?
Alternative Names
Horace McCoy Amerikaans auteur

Horace McCoy amerikansk manusforfattar

Horace McCoy amerikansk manusförfattare

Horace McCoy amerikansk manusforfatter

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Horace McCoy scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Horace McCoy US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Publizist und Drehbuchautor

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Маккой, Хорас

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هوراس ماكوي، 1897-1955

هوراس مک‌کوی فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

맥코이, 호레이스 스탠리 1897-1955


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They shoot horses, don't they?Gentleman JimKiss tomorrow good-bye : a novelI should have stayed homeNo pockets in a shroudCrime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40sHard-boiled fiction and dark romanticism