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Title The big book of reel murders : stories that inspired great crime films / edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler.

Publication Info. New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]
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Description xiv, 1181 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Vintage crime/Black Lizard original.
Contents The witness for the prosecution / Agatha Christie -- The enemy / Charlotte Armstrong -- I wouldn't be in your shoes / Cornell Woolrich -- And so to death / Cornell Woolrich -- Bad time at Honda / Howard Breslin -- The boy cried murder / Cornell Woolrich -- The house of numbers / Jack Finney -- The killer is loose / John Hawkins & Ward Hawkins -- Face work / Cornell Woolrich -- Dormant account / Cornell Woolrich -- He looked like murder / Cornell Woolrich -- The lodger / Marie Belloc Lowndes -- Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates -- C-Jag / Cornell Woolrich -- All at once, no Alice / Cornell Woolrich -- The riddle of the dangling pearl / Stuart Palmer -- The riddle of the forty naughty girls / Stuart Palmer -- The making of O'Malley / Gerald Beaumont -- Once upon a train / Stuart Palmer & Craig Rice -- Brother Orchid / Richard Connell -- From a view to a kill / Ian Fleming -- The most dangerous game / Richard Connell -- Thirteen lead soldiers / H. C. McNeile -- The Traitor / W. Somerset Maugham -- Don't look now / Daphne du Maurier -- The real bad friend / Robert Bloch -- The body snatcher / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Spurs / Tod Robbins -- The best of everything / Stanley Ellin -- Animal rescue / Dennis Lehane -- Madman's holiday / Fredric Brown -- Lady killer! / G. T. Fleming-Roberts -- Tip on a dead jockey / Irwin Shaw -- Criminal's mark / John Hawkings & Ward Hawkins -- On the make / Dashiell Hammett -- The road to Carmichael's / Richard Wormser.
The interruption / W. W. Jacobs -- Gentlemen and players / E. W. Hornung -- The blind spot / Barry Perowne -- The trial of John Nobody / A. H. Z. Carr -- Gun crazy / MacKinlay Kantor -- Cyclists' raid / Frank Rooney -- Murder on the waterfront / Budd Schulberg -- The chink and the child / Thomas Burke -- A retrieved reformation / O. Henry -- The death watch / Edgar Wallace -- Night without sleep / Elick Moll -- One man's secret / Rita Weiman -- The ghost of John Holling / Edgar Wallace -- The Gioconda smile / Aldous Huxley -- The ghost patrol / Sinclair Lewis -- The letter / W. Somerset Maugham -- The murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe -- The five orange pips / Arthur Conan Doyle -- The blue cross / G. K. Chesterton -- Recipe for murder / Vincent Starrett -- No hard feelings / Frederick Nebel -- The house in Turk Street / Dashiell Hammett -- Woman in the dark / Dashiell Hammett -- Inside job / Raoul Whitfield -- The adventure of six Napoleons / Arthur Conan Doyle.
Summary Edgar Award-winning editor Penzler's new anthology rolls out the red carpet for the stories that Hollywood is made of. He delivers the director's cut on these classic short stories and the films they gave rise to.
Subject Short stories, American.
Short stories, English.
Genre Short stories, American.
Short stories, English.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction.
Short stories.
Added Author Penzler, Otto, editor.
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976, author.
Armstrong, Charlotte, 1905-1969, author.
Woolrich, Cornell, 1903-1968, author.
Breslin, Howard, 1912-1979, author.
Finney, Jack, author.
Hawkins, John, 1910-1978, author.
Hawkins, Ward, 1912-1990, author.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc, 1868-1947, author.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.
Palmer, Stuart, 1905-1968, author.
Beaumont, Gerald, author.
Rice, Craig, 1908-1957, author.
Connell, Richard Edward, 1893-1949, author.
Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964, author.
McNeile, H. C. (Herman Cyril), 1888-1937, author.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965, author.
Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989, author.
Bloch, Robert, 1917-1994, author.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, author.
Robbins, Tod, 1888-1949, author.
Ellin, Stanley, author.
Lehane, Dennis, author.
Brown, Fredric, 1906-1972, author.
Fleming-Roberts, G. T, author.
Shaw, Irwin, 1913-1984, author.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961, author.
Wormser, Richard, 1908-1977, author.
Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943, author.
Hornung, E. W. (Ernest William), 1866-1921, author.
Perowne, Barry, author.
Carr, Albert H. Z. (Albert H. Zolotkoff), 1902-1971, author.
Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977, author.
Rooney, Frank, author.
Schulberg, Budd, author.
Burke, Thomas, 1886-1945, author.
Henry, O., 1862-1910, author.
Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932, author.
Moll, Elick, author.
Weiman, Rita, 1889-1954, author.
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963, author.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951, author.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849, author.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930, author.
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936, author.
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974, author.
Nebel, Frederick, author.
Whitfield, Raoul, author.
ISBN 9780525563884
0525563881
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