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Niven Busch

Niven Busch, American novelist, screenwriter. Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Authors Guild, Writers Guild American West.

Background

  • Busch, Niven was born on April 26, 1903 in New York City. Son of Briton Niven and Christine (Fairchild) Busch.

  • Education

    • Student, Princeton University, 1925.

    Career

    • Associate editor Time magazine, New York City, 1925-1931. Associate editor, contributor New Yorker magazine, 1924-1931. Screenwriter Warner Brothers, 20th Century-Fox, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount, Universal studios, Radio-Keith-Orpheum, Hollywood, California, 1931-1952.

      Story editor Sam Goldwyn Productions, 1940-1942. Independent film producer, 1946-1952. Independent screenwriter, novelist San Francisco, from 1952.

      Regents' professor English and fine arts University California, Irvine, 1970, 71, 75, San Diego, 1972, Berkeley, 1977. Lecturer department humanities Princeton University, 1985, 86.

    Works

    • The San Franciscans
    • The story of a Catholic banking dynasty in San Francisco and the lawsuit that threatens its downfall when the head of the family dies.
    • The San Franciscans
    • The story of a Catholic banking dynasty in San Francisco and the lawsuit that threatens its downfall when the head of the family dies
    • The San Franciscans
    • / / English literature / Engels / English / Anglais / Englisch / Pocket / Poche / Taschenbuch / 17 x 11 cm / 352 .

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Authors Guild, Writers Guild American West. Clubs: Presidio Army Golf (San Francisco). Princeton (New York City).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Sonia Frey, 1926 (div. 1934); married Teresa Wright, May 12, 1942 (div. 1952); married Carmencita Baker, March 14, 1956 (div.

      September 1969); married Suzanne Te Roller de Sanz, December 8, 1973. Children: Peter, Briton, Terence, Mary, Jerry, Joseph, Nicholas and Liza (twins).
    • father: Briton Niven Busch
    • mother: Christine (Fairchild) Busch
    • spouses: Sonia Frey
    • Teresa Wright
    • Carmencita Baker
    • Suzanne Te Roller de Sanz
    • children: Peter Busch
    • Briton Busch
    • Terence Busch
    • Mary Busch
    • Jerry Busch
    • Joseph Busch
    • Nicholas and Liza Busch (twins)
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    Born April 26, 1903
    Died August 25, 1991
    (aged 88)
    Nationality
    • 1925
      Princeton University
    • 1924 - 1931
      associate, editor
    • 1925 - 1931
      Associate, editor Time magazine
    • 1931 - 1952
      screenwriter, Warner Brothers
      Paramount, California, United States
    • 1940 - 1942
      story editor Sam Goldwyn Productions
    • 1946 - 1952
      independent film producer
    • 1970
      regents' professor, English and fine arts University California
      Irvine, California, United States
    • 1972
      regents' professor, English and fine arts University California
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1977
      regents' professor, English and fine arts University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1985
      lecturer, department humanities Princeton University
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