Monday, November 19, 2018

Paperback Procession: 66 Novelizations by Screenwriters


Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
by Robert Getchell
Warner Books, 1975


All the Loving Couples
by Leo V. Gordon
Holloway House, 1969


Benji: Off the Leash!
by Joe Camp
HarperCollins, 2004


The Big Red One
by Samuel Fuller
Bantam, 1980


Big Wednesday
by Dennis Aaberg & John Milius
Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1978


Bloody Mama
by Robert Thom
Paperback Library, 1970


Blue Collar
by Leonard Schrader
Bantam, 1978


The Booby Hatch
by John A. Russo
Burning Bulb, 2014


Bronco Billy
by Dennis E. Hackin and Neal Dobrofsky
Warner, 1980



The Brotherhood
by Lewis John Carlino
Signet, 1968


Brotherhood of Satan
by L.Q. Jones
Award, 1971


Buckaroo Banzai
by Earl Mac Rauch
Pocket Books, 1984


Bugsy Malone
by Alan Parker
HarperCollins, 1976


The Car
by Dennis Shryack and Michael Butler
Dell, 1977


Children of the Dark
by Irving Shulman
Henry Holt and Co., 1956
Based on Shulman's screenplay for REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
(Shulman received an "adaptation by" credit in the film)


College Confidential
by Irving Shulman
Fawcett Gold Medal, 1960


Color Me Blood Red
by Herschell G. Lewis
Novel Books, 1964


Convoy
by B.W.L. Norton
Dell, 1978


Dawn of the Dead
by George A. Romero and Susanna Sparrow
St. Martin's Press, 1978


Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street
by Samuel Fuller
Pyramid, 1974


Dressed to Kill
by Brian De Palma and Campbell Black
Bantam, 1980


Dr. Phibes
by William Goldstein
Award, 1971


Dr. Phibes Rises Again!
by William Goldstein
Award, 1972


Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
by Peter George
Based on the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern and Peter George
and the novel Red Alert by Peter George
Bantam, 1964


Every Which Way But Loose
by Jeremy Joe Kronsberg
Warner, 1979


F.I.S.T.
by Joe Eszterhas
Dell, 1978


Flesh of the Lotus
by Bob Chinn
BearManor Media, 2011


The Gauntlet
by Dennis Shryack and Michael Butler
Warner, 1977


Greased Lightning
by Ken Vose and Larry DuKore
Sphere, 1977


Hang 'Em High
by Leonard Freeman and Mel Goldberg
Popular Library, 1968


The Hired Hand
by Alan Sharp
Bantam, 1971


How to Succeed with (the Opposite) Sex
by Bert I. Gordon
Holloway House, 1970


James Bond and Moonraker
by Christopher Wood
Jove, 1979


James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me
by Christopher Wood
Warner, 1977


The Long Riders
by Steven Phillip Smith
Avon, 1980


Man and Boy
by Harry Essex
Dell, 1971

Man Friday
by Adrian Mitchell
Based on the screenplay and stage play by Adrian Mitchell
and Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Popular Library, 1975


Martin
by George A. Romero and Susanna Sparrow
Stein and Day, 1977


The Mechanic
by Lewis John Carlino
Signet, 1972


Mr. Majestyk
by Elmore Leonard
Dell, 1974


The Naked Kiss
by Samuel Fuller
Belmont, 1964


Night Moves
by Alan Sharp
Warner, 1975


Night of the Living Dead
by John Russo
Warner Books, 1974


1941
by Bob Gale
Ballantine, 1979


The Omen
by David Seltzer
Signet, 1976


Orgy of the Dead
by Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Greenleaf Classic, 1968


Rage
by Philip Friedman
Scribner, 1972


Rio Bravo
by Leigh Brackett
Bantam, 1959


Rocky II
by Sylvester Stallone
Ballantine, 1979


Rocky IV
by Sylvester Stallone
Ballantine, 1985


The Secret 6
by Frances Marion
Grosset & Dunlap, 1931


Sergeants 3
by W.R. Burnett
Pocket Books, 1962


7 Men from Now
by Burt Kennedy
Berkley, 1956


Shaft's Big Score
by Ernest Tidyman
Bantam, 1972


That Darn Cat
by The Gordons (Gordon and Mildred Gordon)
Based on the screenplay by The Gordons and Bill Walsh
and the novel Undercover Cat by The Gordons
Scholastic, 1974


Those Lips, Those Eyes
by David Shaber
Dell, 1980


Trouble Man
by John D.F. Black
Dell, 1972


2001: A Space Odyssey
by Arthur C. Clarke
Based on the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke
and the story "The Sentinel" by Arthur C. Clarke
Signet, 1968


Two Thousand Maniacs!
by Herschell G. Lewis
Novel Books, 1964


Walk Proud
by Evan Hunter
Bantam, 1979
Reprinted as Gangs! by Ed McBain


What?
by Roman Polanski
Third Press, 1973


Where It's At
by Garson Kanin
Signet, 1969


Wild in the Streets 
by Robert Thom
Pyramid, 1968


The Wind and the Lion
by John Milius
Award, 1975


W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings
by Thomas Rickman
Pocket Books, 1975


The Yakuza
by Leonard Schrader
Warner, 1975


Credited to the screenwriters but written by others:

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
by Steven Spielberg (Leslie Waller)
Dell, 1977

High Plains Drifter
by Ernest Tidyman (Philip Rock)
Bantam, 1973

Mr. Arkadin
by Orson Welles (Maurice Bessy)
Published in French, Gallimard, 1955
In English, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1956

Star Wars
by George Lucas (Alan Dean Foster)
Del Rey, 1977

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