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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Howard Browne  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska

-- Howard Browne on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Mr. Browne lived and worked in Chicago for part of his life.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brown was a novelist who also wrote many screenplays including those for Portrait of a Mobster (1961), The St Valentine's Day Massacre (1967, with George Segel and Jason Robards), and, in 1975, Capone, written at the mildly astonishing age of 67, at a time when the average age of a motion-picture.His television credits were legion. He wrote for most of the major entertainment series, including Public Enemy, Sugarfoot (Tenderfoot in the UK), Ben Casey, The Virginian, Run For Your Life, Alias Smith and Jones, The Rockford Files, Mission Impossible, Maverick, Mannix, Columbo, 77 Sunset Strip, as well as over 120 episodes of the classic oater Cheyenne.

Published Works

    Thin Air, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1984Scotch on the Rocks , St Martins Pr, 1991Pork City, Allison Busby, 1989Halo for Satan, Hyperion Books, 1989

Selected Titles At Your Library

Thin air /
ISBN: 0881840580. OCLC Number:

Carroll & Graf Pub.,. New York :. ©1983.

Scotch on the rocks /
ISBN: 0312055099. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Press,. New York :. 1991.

Pork city.
ISBN: 0749000805. OCLC Number:

Allison & Busby,. London :. 1989, ©1988.

Halo for Satan /
ISBN: 0948353198. OCLC Number:

No Exit,. Harpenden :. 1988, ©1948.