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John Godey (1912–2006)


Pen name was derived from the 19th century magazine "Godey's Ladies Book'. See more trivia »

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 1998 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (TV Movie) (novel)
 1989 Johnny Handsome (novel "The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome")
 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Never a Dull Moment (1979) ... (novel)
 1968 Never a Dull Moment (book)

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Began writing at a young age, he wrote novels like A Thrill a Minute With Jack Albany, Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Kill Today, The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome, The Gun and Mr Smith, The Blue Hour, The Man in Question, This Year's Death, The Clay Assassin, and The Fifth House. His novel The Taking of Pelham 123 was a best seller in 1973 and made into a hit movie with Walter Matthau... See more »

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