Most widely held works by John Bushelman
Day of the nightmare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Day of the nightmare: "The wife of a commercial artist risks her life to discover the truth about her husband after he is accused of killing a woman. She believes that he could have committed the crime and sets out to prove it after the police are unable to locate a corpus delicti. First she visits her husband's father, a shrink. Just after leaving, she runs into the "corpse" who is very much alive and out to kill her. Fortunately, the wife survives. Unfortunately, her father-in-law isn't so lucky, but before he dies, he recognizes the she-killer as someone he knows all too well." Scream of the butterfly: "In this drama, a jealous man kills his free-spirited lover when she tells him she plans to dump him in favor of her wealthy husband. During the ensuing trial, the man tells his story. It seems the woman married the millionaire, but then needed a lover to fulfill her insatiable need for sex. She left the man because she decided she really did love her husband. This decision came after she made a failed attempt to kill her husband. Now the jury must decide whether the lover should be sent to jail or to an asylum"--All Movie Guide.
Violent zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Action film set on a deserted South China Sea island. There, wealthy, reclusive arms manufacturer Charles Townsend (Weeks) gathers a team of mercenaries lead by Marine WWII veteran Steve Ryker (Douglas) to rescue his son whom he believes has been held in a Vietnamese prison camp since 1974. The mercenaries include a Black ex-Vietnam POW (Walter), a white Vietnam vet, three former NVA sappers, a journalist (Hayward), and a woman photojournalist (Killion). Townsend owns the deserted Kao Teng Island training ground, but Ryker knows the place, having been wounded in action there 45 years earlier. Unfortunately for Townsend and his team, the island turns out to be inhabited an unknown hostile out to take the millions in cash Townsend has paid the mercenaries. Is it a Japanese survivor of the WWII battle out for revenge on Ryker, or someone from Townsend's organization?
The Iron Triangle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
For the first time ... the Vietnam War from both sides. Captain Keene (Bridges) must lead his men into the belly of jungle nightmare--The Iron Triangle--the bloodiest stronghold on the Ho Chi Minh trail. Keene comes face-to-face with the elusive Viet Cong fighters and his own conscience.
Cruisin' High ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A story of rival gangs in an LA high school.