Jack Finney


Author

Biography

Life Events

1950

Wrote the novel "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" which was then turned into the movie of the same title and then was remade again in 1979, 1994 and 2007 (date approximate)

1960

Wrote the novel "Time and Again" which is being developed by Robert Redford for the screen (date approximate)

Videos

Movie Clip

Assault On A Queen -- (Movie Clip) She Walks Well Grizzled boatmen Mark (Frank Sinatra) and Linc (Errol John) receive huckster Rossiter (Tony Franciosa) and girlfriend Rosa (Virna Lisi), who had a deep-sea diver die while working for them, early in Assault On A Queen, 1966.
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956) -- (Movie Clip) I Am Not Insane! Director Don Siegel’s perfectly efficient opening, Whit Bissell from the state mental hospital joins the ER doc Richard Deacon, who seems rightly concerned about Kevin McCarthy, as suburban GP Miles, who insists he’s not lost mind, from the original Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, 1956.
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Uncle Ira Was Uncle Ira Well into the flashback from unglued suburban doctor Miles (Kevin McCarthy), he recalls telling anxious Wilma (Virginia Christine) that her uncle (Tom Fadden) appears unchanged, her cousin Becky (Dana Wynter) trying to reassure, early in Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, 1956.
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Where's Your Girlfriend's Double? Town shrink Dan (Larry Gates) is the naysayer, though we know doc Miles (Kevin McCarthy) did see a dormant body double of his girlfriend, and with Jack (King Donovan) saw another, dad Driscoll (Kenneth Patterson) and a cop (Guy Wray) annoyed, in Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, 1956.
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956) -- (Movie Clip) It's No Dead Man So far doc Miles (Kevin McCarthy), newly enchanted by his old high school flame Becky (Dana Wynter), has heard only of a widespread delusion in town, but writer pal Jack (King Donovan) and wife (Carolyn Jones) have found something way more weird, in Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, 1956.
Assault On A Queen -- (Movie Clip) You're Canadian The big scam, Rossiter (Tony Franciosa, brave attempt at British accent), Brittain (Frank Sinatra) and Laffnauer (Alf Kjellin) bluff their way from their refurbished sub onto the Queen Mary, the captain (Murray Matheson) cordial but skeptical, in Assault On A Queen, 1966.
Assault On A Queen -- (Movie Clip) Just Keep Me Alive Reluctant hired diver Mark (Frank Sinatra), assisted by partner Linc (Errol John), begins his work for treasure hunters Rossiter (Tony Franciosa) and Rosa (Virna Lisi), former German submariner Laffnauer (Alf Kjellin) in support, in Assault On A Queen, 1966.

Companions

Marguerite Finney
Wife

Bibliography

"Invasion of the Body Snatchers"
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"Five Against the House"
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"Good Neighbor Sam"
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"House of Numbers"
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"Assault on a Queen
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"Time and Again"
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"From Time to Time"
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