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Jones, Grover 1893-1940

Overview
Works: 103 works in 167 publications in 3 languages and 1,837 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Love stories  Motion picture plays 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Grover Jones
Trouble in paradise by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet. But when Gaston becomes romantically entangled with Mme. Colet, their larcenous ruse is jeopardized and Gaston is forced to choose between two beautiful women." -- Container
Dark command by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before the Civil War, emotions run high in the race for federal marshal of Kansas between Robert Seton and William Quantrill. After his loss in the election, Quantrill leads a band of guerillas that raid Kansas towns, including Lawrence in 1863
The trail of the lonesome pine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the backwoods of the Blue Ridge Mountains, two men are caught in the middle of a bitter feud between two families while fighting for the romantic attention of a beautiful woman
The shepherd of the hills by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small Ozark community the Matthews family live in the shadow of tragedy. Their only daughter had died in childbirth, after the man she loved had betrayed and deserted her. Young Matt had lived his life under the shadow of a curse; the promise to kill the man who abandoned his mother. A stranger arrives in the mountains and becomes known as "the Shepherd" because of his kindness to the people of the mountains
The Milky way ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Milky way, a milkman becomes a boxer after it appears that he has knocked out a middleweight champion in a street brawl. In Kid Dynamite, East Side boxing champion has been challenged to fight the West Side champ after a pool game hustle gone wrong, but is kidnapped before the match
One Sunday afternoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After meeting beauty Fay Wray one Sunday afternoon in the park, aspiring dentist Gary Cooper has her stolen away by his best friend. Even though he can't forget her, he marries another woman and attempts to move on with his life. But when fate reunites the pair, can they figure out a way to make it work?"--Movies Unlimited website
There were giants : a story of blood and steel by Grover Jones ( Book )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Virginian by - ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1929 and 1986 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, and Steve, his best fiend, soon become rivals for her affection. Steve falls in with bad guys led by Trampas, and the Virginian catches him cattle rustling. As foreman, he must give the order to hang his friend. Trampas gets away, but returns in time for the obligatory climactic shootout in the streets
Souls at sea ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nuggin Taylor is a first mate on a slave ship in 1842. When a mutiny overthrows the ship's skipper and leaves him in charge, he frees his cargo. Back in England, charges against Nuggin and his fellow shipmate Powdah are dropped. Nuggin is approached by British intelligence agents and asked to embark on a secret information-gathering mission that could end the African slave trade for good. Nuggin agrees and Powdah accompanies him on a ship bound for America. Both men fall in love while on shipboard, Nuggin with Margaret and Powdah with Babsie. The action is just getting under way when a girl accidentally sets fire to the ship by leaving a lantern next to the straw floor below deck. During the fire and with rough seas, the men are culled from the boys, and Nuggin's sweetheart's brother, who is a slave trader, is killed and she blames Nuggin. Nuggin is finally put on trial for his life and the loss of the ship
If I had a million by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of eight vignettes depicting how various people react when given a million dollars
Universal rarities films of the 1930s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Souls at sea: Gary Cooper stars as a ship captain opposed to the slave trade in this rousing period adventure co-starring George Raft and directed by Henry Hathaway
The lives of a Bengal Lancer by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1935 and 2000 in French and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Lone Pine, California
["The dark command" by Grover Jones ( Book )
4 editions published between 1939 and 1950 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cutting and dialogue continuity. Republic Pictures. Screenplay by Grover Jones, Lionel Houser, and F. H. Herbert. From the novel by W. R. Burnett. The film starred John Wayne, Claire Trevor, and Walter Pidgeon
Les trois lanciers du Bengale ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four feature films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rooster Cogburn: A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter. War wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger along with a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time. Spoilers: Adventure about gold and greed in an Alaskan boomtown during the 1890's. Shepherd of the hills: As part of a family of Ozark moonshiners, a simple man is sworn to protect the land he loves and a secret that threatens to tear the community apart
Duck soup : [screenplay] by Harry Ruby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"SECOND TEMPORARY SCRIPT."
El Asombro de Brooklyn ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un tímido lechero se ve envuelto en una pelea callejera en la puerta del club nocturno donde trabaja su hermana. Sin saberlo, golpea al campeón del mundo de boxeo. Después de la relevancia que toma el asunto por su difusión en los periódicos, el manager del boxeador le ofrece la oportunidad de enfrentarse de nuevo con él en el ring. Por medio de una serie de combates amañados, el lechero comienza a pensar que es invencible. Remake de "La vía láctea" un film de Leo McCarey de 1936
Slow as the lightning ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmie March (Kenneth McDonald) slaves away in the offices of E.J. Philips and dreams of romancing Eleanor (Edna Pennington), the boss' beautiful daughter. Not only is Eleanor dating wealthy cad Mortimer Fenton, but Jimmie's prospects nosedive when he is fired. Broke and unemployed, Jimmie is emboldened when a gypsy fortuneteller forecasts that he will get rich playing hunches. Borrowing money from his pals, he invests in stocks that begin to skyrocket. As his bank account swells, he plans to court Eleanor as an equal. But the slimy Fenton refuses to yield to such a low-born rival and hatches a plot to wipe out Jimmie by making him the target of a gang of cut-throat killers
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer : screen play ( Book )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifty-second street by Grover Jones ( Book )
2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jones, G. 1893-1940
Languages
English (65)
French (5)
Spanish (3)
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