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Ben Ames Williams (1889–1953)

American short-story writer and novelist Ben Ames Williams was born in Macon, Mississippi, in 1889. Shortly afterwards his father, a newspaperman, bought the "Jackson Standard Journal" in Jackson, Ohio, and the family moved there. Williams grew up in the newspaper business, and while in high school he worked at the paper, starting at the bottom ... See full bio »

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 1988 Too Good to Be True (TV Movie) (novel "Leave Her to Heaven")
 1958 Teledrama (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Amar Foi Minha Ruína (1958) ... (novel)
 1957 Johnny Trouble (story "Prodigal's Mother")
 1950-1955 Danger (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Piano (1955) ... (story)
- Another Man's Poison (1950) ... (story)
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (story "A Young Man Married" - 1 episode)
- Operation Weekend (1952) ... (story "A Young Man Married")
 1946 The Strange Woman (novel "The Strange Woman")
 1945 Leave Her to Heaven (novel)
 1943 Someone to Remember (story "Prodigal's Mother")
 1939 Inside Story (story "A Very Practical Joke")
 1937 Adventure's End (story)
 1936 Small Town Girl (novel)
 1934 Father and Son (story "Barber John's Boy")
 1932 Too Busy to Work (story "Jubilo")
 1930 Man to Man (story "Barber John's Boy")
 1930 Man Trouble (story "A Very Practical Joke")
 1929 Masked Emotions (story "Son of Anak")
 1928 Across to Singapore (book "All the Brothers Were Valiant")
 1924 Jubilo, Jr. (Short) (short story "Jubilo")
 1924 Not a Drum Was Heard (story)
 1921 The Fighting Lover (story "Three in a Thousand")
 1921 Extravagance (story "More Stately Mansions")
 1920 Always Audacious (story "Toujours de l'Audace")
 1920 Godless Men (story "Black Pawl")
 1920 The Great Accident (novel)
 1919 Jubilo (story)
 1919 After His Own Heart (story)

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