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I: AUTHORS

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"I": fictional computer programmed to think like a hard-boiled private eye, in the story of the same name by Edward Paul Wellen. In this 1975 short story (possibly reprinted in the anthology: * Computer Crimes and Capers, ed. Asimov, Greenberg, Waugh, [Viking: 1985] the computer has to get scientist out of a Cold War crisis. In a sense, this story predicts the internet, and how modern private eyes depend on databases and networks, as it ingeniously blends Mystery, Detective, and Science Fiction genres. I Confess: movie [Warner Bros., 1953] Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Adapted: from the play Our Two Consciences by Paul Anthelme; Starring: Montgomery Clift as the priest, Ann Baxter, Karl Malden; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT I Led Three Lives: television [syndicated: 1953-1958] see: TELEVISION I Love a Mystery: radio, television, and movie series. Radio: * NBC Blue Network: 1939-1942; * CBS: 1943-1944; * Mutual: 1949-1952 Movies: * I Love a Mystery [1945] Columbia, directed by Henry Levin * The Devil's Mask [1946] Columbia, directed by Henry Levin * The Unknown [1946] Columbia, directed by Henry Levin see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT Television: * produced in the 1960s, aired in 1973 * starring Les Crane as Jack Packard; David Hartman as Doc Long; Hagen Biggs as Reggie York; * a predecessor to X-Files see: TELEVISION I Married a Dead Man [1948] novel by William Irish: see Cornell Woolrich I Saw What You Did: movie [Universal, 1965] Director: William Castle; Adapted: from the novel Out of the Dark [1964] by Ursula Curtiss; U.K. title Child's Play; Plot: crank-calling teenage girls phone strangers to say "I saw what you did, and I know who you are." But one of those they call is a murderer, who sets out to eliminate them. Predecessor: to slasher series "I Know What You Did Last Summer" see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT I Spy: television [NBC: 1965-1968] see: TELEVISION I, The Jury [1947] Mike Hammer novel by Mickey Spillane I Wake Up Screaming: movie [Fox, 1941] Director: H. Bruce Humberstone; Adapted: from the novel by Steve Fisher; Starring: Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Betty Grable, Laird Cregar Remake: Vicki [Fox, 1953]; Director: Harry Horner; Starring: Jeanne Crain, Elliott Reid, Jean Peters, Richard Boone; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT I Was a Communist for the FBI: movie [Warner Bros., 1951] Director: Gordon Douglas; Starring: Dana Andrews as Mack Cvetic; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT Spin-Off: radio series [Syndicated: 1952] starring Dana Andrews as Mack Cvetic; Takas & Judy Iakovou; Athens, Georgia Takis and Judy Iakovou * 1 mystery/detective novel with series characters Nick and Julia Lambros * So Dear To Wicked Men [New York: St. Martin's; Worldwide: 1998] St. Martin's: 0-312-14749-6, $22.95 Jack Iams: pseudonym of Samuel H. Iams, Jr. (15 Nov 1910-): Last name (as he'd say) "rhymes with Crimes"; Born in Baltimore, Maryland; 1932 A.B. Princeton University; Journalist; overseas head of Office of War Information bureaus in Brazzaville, Congo, Libon, and Brussels: * 8 mystery/detective novels with series character Rocky Rockwell * 5 unrelated novels John N. Ianuzzi, full name John Nicholas Ianuzzi (31 May 1935-) attorney/author: * 5 mystery/detective novels with emphasis on criminal courtroom * 1 unrelated book "The Ides of March" [1899] fun Raffles novel by E. W. Hornung Kozo Igarashi, no known Web page David Ignatius: David Ignatius home page Francis Iles: pseudonym for Anthony Berkeley, which is itself a pseudonym for Anthony Berkeley Cox (5 July 1893-9 Mar 1971): British soldier, journalist, book reviewer: * 3 novels as Francis Iles -- the works he's best known for, due to intricate and ingenious plot construction plus deconstructing the conventions of the genre * Before the Fact [1932] * 20 mystery/detective novels as Anthony Berkeley, (series characters Ambrose Chitterwick, Roger Sheringham) * 2 unrelated novels under own name * 1 play * 3 other books (journalism, England, limericks) Greg Iles: Greg Iles home page Ill Met By Moonlight [1937] novel by Leslie Ford I'll Eat You Last [1941] novel by H. C. Branson, with Detective John Bent I'll Sing at Your Funeral [1942] novel by Hugh Pentacost, with Inspector Luke Bradley "The Imponderables" [1944] Air Force Mystery story by Pat Hand "The Impossible Crime" [1954] Karemsin Mystery story by Gerald Kersh In a Lonely Place: movie [Columbia, 1950] Director: Nicholas Ray; Adapted: from the novel [1947] by Dorothy Hughes; Starring: Humphrey Bogart as breaking-down screenwriter accused of murder; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT In Cold Blood: movie [Columbia, 1967] Director: Richard Brooks; Adapted: from the "nonfiction novel" by Truman Capote; Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Jeff Corey; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT In the Heat of the Night: see "Virgil Tibbs" 1965 novel by John Ball, won Edgar Award, made into a famous movie and then a TV series see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT see: TELEVISION "The Infallible Godahl": [1914] mastermind thief behind the scenes of this story by Frederick Irving Anderson Information Received [1933] Scotland Yard meets hamlet in this mystery novel by E. R. Punshon The In-Laws: movie [Warner Bros., 1979] Director: Arthur Hiller; Screenplay: Andrew Bergman; Starring: Alan Arkin, Peter Falk, Richard Libertini, Penny Peyser, Nancy Dussault, Arlene Golonka; see: MOVIES -- INFO ABOUT James P. Ingraham: Mystery/Detective author; no known Web page Inner Sanctum Mysteries: radio and television series. Radio: * NBC Blue Network: 1941-1943; * CBS: 1943-1950; * ABC: 1950-1952 Television: * [Syndicated: 1954] see: TELEVISION [Ralph] Hammond Innes (15 July 1913-) British author, served as Major in British Army Artillery; C.B.E. (Commander, Order of the British Empire); staff member "Financial News": * 28 mystery/detective novels, often set at sea * 1 screenplay * 1 teleplay * 10 unrelated books (travel, history, juvenile) 4 under pseudonym Ralph Hammond Michael Innes: pseudonym of John Innes Mackintosh Stewart (30 Sep 1906-) Born in Edinburgh, Scotland; educated at Edinburgh Academy, Oriel College (Oxford); lecturer, reader, or Professor of English Literature at University of Leeds (Yorkshire), University of Adelaide (South Australia), Queene's University (Belfast), Christ Church (Oxford), University of Washington (Seattle), University of New Brunswick, University of Leicester, University of St. Andrews (Scotland): * 45 mystery/detective novels with series characters John Appleby, Charles Honeybath * Appleby at Allington [1968] * Appleby on Ararat [1941] * Appleby Plays Chicken [1957] * Appleby Talking [1954] * Appleby Talks Again [1956] * Appleby's Answer [1973] * Appleby's End [1945] * Appleby at Allington [1968] * Awkward Lie [1971] * Bloody Wood [1966] * Connoisseur's Case [1962] * Daffodil Affair [1942] * Death at the Chase [1970] * Family Affair [1969] * Hamlet, Revenge [1937] * Hare Sitting Up [1959] * Lament for a Maker [1938] * Long Farewell [1958] * Night of Errors [1947] * Open House [1972] * Operation Pax [1951] * Private View [1952] * Seven Suspects [1936] * Silence Observed [1961] * Stop Press [1939] * There Came Both Mist and Snow [1940] * Secret Vanguard [1940] * Weight of Evidence [1943] * 3 mystery/detective story collections * 19 novels as J. I. M. Stewart * 6 other story collections as J. I. M. Stewart or Michael Innes * 1 play * 1 radio play * 10 nonfiction books or lectures (literary biography) * 3 books edited, including the mystery/detective novel "The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins "The Inquisitor": character in the fiction of Martin Cruz Smith, writing under the pseudonym Simon Quinn; a merciless investigator/fixer for the Pope; Inspector French's Greatest Case [1924] good novel by Freeman Wills Crofts Inspector Maigret: see "Maigret"; see Georges Simenon; Inspector Maigret and the Strangled Stripper [1954] good novel by Georges Simenon, alternately titled (in England): Maigret in Montmartre Inspector Mark Saber, Homicide Squad: see "Mark Saber" see: TELEVISION Inspector Morse: British television [Central TV: 1987-]; [USA: PBS] see: TELEVISION Patrick Irelan: Mystery/Detective author; no known Web page "Jack Irish": fictional private detective in the fiction of Peter Temple. Jack Irish started as a second-rate criminal lawyer in Melbourne, Australia, when the bottom dropped out of his life as his wife was murdered by an insane client. He hit the bottle very hard, eventually emerging to work as gambler, cook, and then as apprentice to an elderly cabinet-maker named Charlie Taub in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy. He then sets up a Private Detective practice, specializing in finding hard-to-find people, and a bit of debt-collection. He rotates between the pub (where he practices drinking in moderation, by Australian standards), the horse track, and Australian Rules Football (which, compared to American Football, seems to have no rules, much like Jack's private dick style). Sharp-eyed, witty, and colorful, he brings to life the fascinating city of melbourne (which Your Humble Webmaster loves to this day). Peter Temple was born in South Africa, and is today one of Australia's top Crime Fiction authors, best-known for his "Jack Irish" novels: * Bad Debts [1996] won Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime Novel * Black Tide [1999] * Dead Point [2000] won Ned Kelly Award * White Dog [2003] Non-Jack Irish Novels by Peter temple: * An Iron Rose [1998] * Shooting Star [1999] won Ned Kelly Award * In the Evil Day [2002] William Irish: see Cornell Woolrich * Deadline at Dawn [1944] * I Married a Dead Man [1948] * Phantom Lady [1942] The Iron Gates [1945] Inspector Sands novel by Margaret Millar The Iron Spiders [1936] Stan Rice novel by Baynard Kendrick "Ironside": television [NBC: 1967-1975] see: TELEVISION Robert R. Irvine: Mystery/Detective author; no known Web page Karen Irving: Karen Irving Marilyn Irvington: Mystery/Detective author; no known Web page Susan Isaacs: Mystery/Detective author; Susan Isaacs home page Jane Isenberg: Jane Isenberg: * The "M" Word Kazuo Ishiguro: Kazuo Ishiguro Peter Israel: Mystery/Detective author; no known Web page It Takes a Thief: television [ABC: 1968-1970]; see: TELEVISION Return to Alphabetical Table of Mystery/Detective Authors

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