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Jack Finney (I) (1911–1995)

Walter Braden "Jack" Finney was an American writer, mainly known for his contributions to the science-fiction genre. His most popular novels are "The Body Snatchers" (1955) and "Time and Again" (1970), although throughout his career he published nearly 50 novels that encompass the noir, thriller and comedy genres. Finney's novel "The Body Snatchers... See full bio »

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 2008 Escape to Verna (Short) (short story)
 2007/I The Invasion (novel "The Body Snatchers")
 1998 The Love Letter (TV Movie) (short story)
 1993 Body Snatchers (novel "The Body Snatchers")
 1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Such Interesting Neighbors (1987) ... (short story)
 1985 Maxie (novel "Marions Wall")
 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (novel "The Body Snatchers")
 1977 Dead of Night (TV Movie) (story "Second Chance" - segment "Second Chance")
 1966 Assault on a Queen (novel)
 1964 Good Neighbor Sam (novel)
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All My Clients Are Innocent (1962) ... (writer)
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Points Beyond (1958) ... (story)
 1957 House of Numbers (Cosmopolitan magazine novel)
 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Collier's magazine serial)
 1955 5 Against the House (magazine story)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series) (story "Such Interesting Neighbors" - 1 episode)
- Time Is Just a Place (1955) ... (story "Such Interesting Neighbors")
 1952 Rebound (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- It Wouldn't Be Fair ... (story)
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Novel: "5 Against the House" (filmed as 5 Against the House (1955)) See more »

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Marguerite Guest  (his death)
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Finney was well-known and much-beloved in science fiction and fantasy circles for writing stories of nostalgia, much like Ray Bradbury and, to a lesser extent, Alfred Bester. See more »

Trademark:

Themes of nostalgia

Star Sign:

Libra

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