Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V2 #836

Juri Nummelin (
Thu, 29 Jul 1999 15:39:23 +0300 (EET DST)

On Thu, 29 Jul 1999 wrote:

> I just finished William P. McGivern's "Odds Against Tomorrow". Can anyone
> suggest where I can locate more of his books, or tell me a little about his
> bio? Thanks.

Fritz Lang's "The Big Heat" (1953) is based on McGivern's book of the same name. The film is quite good and Lee Marvin in the leading bad guy role is very good. I think Robert Wise made a film based on "Odds" (and it should be 1959), but I'm not sure.


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