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Ben Ames Williams
American writer who published over thirty novels, including All the Brothers Were Valiant
All the Brothers Were Valiant was a 1919 novel by Ben Ames Williams. It was Williams' first novel. It has been adapted to film three times, all by MGM: All the Brothers Were Valiant , Across to Singapore and All the Brothers Were Valiant .-External links: * at Internet Archive * at LibriVox...
(1940),The Strange Woman
(1945), House Divided
(1947), Leave Her to Heaven
(1944) and The Unconquered
The Unconquered was a 1953 novel by Ben Ames Williams. It was Williams' final novel, completed in January 1953 less than a month before his death. It is a sequel to his House Divided....
(1953). His writing traversed a wide range of genres and evinced considerable expertise in a number of divergent fields.
Williams achieved his greatest popularity when three of his books were adapted to film: Leave Her to Heaven
Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 American 20th Century Fox Technicolor film noir motion picture starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, and Chill Wills...
(1945), The Strange Woman
The Strange Woman is an American film directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, starring Hedy Lamarr, and released by United Artists. The film is now in the public domain.- Cast :*Hedy Lamarr as Jenny Hager*George Sanders as John Evered...
(1946), and All the Brothers Were Valiant
All the Brothers Were Valiant is a 1953 adventure drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer , based on the 1919 novel All the Brothers Were Valiant by Ben Ames Williams...
(1953). Other films based on the writing of Williams are Jubilo, Jr
(1927), Too Busy to Work
(1932), Small Town Girl
Small Town Girl is a film starring Janet Gaynor, Robert Taylor, and James Stewart. The romantic comedy was directed by William A. Wellman.Based on a novel by Ben Ames Williams, the film went through many changes before it reached the screen...
(1936), Adventure's End
-Cast:* John Wayne - Duke Slade* Diana Gibson - Janet Drew* Montagu Love - Capt. Abner Drew* Moroni Olsen - First Mate Rand Husk* Maurice Black - Blackie* Paul White - Kalo* Cameron Hall - Slivers* Patrick J. Kelly - Matt* George Cleveland - Tom...