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Build my gallows high

Geoffrey Homes

Build my gallows high

by Geoffrey Homes

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Published by Simon & Schuster in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Morrow, 1946.

Other titlesOut of the past (Motion picture), Build my gallows high (Motion picture)
StatementGeoffrey Homes.
SeriesBlue murder
The Physical Object
Pagination154p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22332767M
ISBN 100671652826
OCLC/WorldCa18225533

"Build My Gallows High / The Humming Box. Title: Build My Gallows High / The Humming Box. The Whittington is a paperback original. modest paper slightly tanned as usual and minor wear to the extremities else a good to very good copy. "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream" - Edgar Allen Poe "It's the stuff dreams are made of." - The Maltese Falcon "Build my gallows high baby."Occupation: Manager of Frozen/Dairy Departments.

Well, Build My Gallows High was a different kind of book, entirely different. First I had a detective named Robin Bishop, and I got sick of him. Bishop got married and then got awfully soft, and I got fed up with him. I changed to Humphrey Campbell, who was a tougher one. With Build My Gallows High I wanted to get away from straight mystery. Build My Gallows High. Lawrence E. Spivak / Jonathan Press Mystery, J35 [35c], c digest. cover illustration by George Salter. unabridged. modest paper slightly browned else a good to very good copy. covers and edges are foxed but covers are presentable. Item # Price: $

Build my gallows high. In The Act of Killing, the perpetuators of the massacres of millions of alleged communists in mids Indonesia re-enact their crimes – with extraordinary results, writes Nick Bradshaw. Review: The Act of Killing. BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH (THE CLOCK IN THE TOWER) (Sammy Gallop / Guy Wood) Jimmy Carroll - Joe Sherman - Guy Mitchell - The clock in the tower is now striking one And who can I turn to and where can I run It says in the Good Book an eye for an eye A life I have taken, tomorrow I die Build my gallows high, dig my grave down deep Perhaps when it's over, I'll be able to sleep The.


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BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH became one of Hollywood's top Film Noir thrillers, OUT OF THE PAST, with unforgettable performances from Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, and the under-rated Jane Greer as Kathie Moffat (in a performance that should have been Oscar-nominated: one of the great "bad girl" performances of all time)/5.

Build My Gallows High is an early, unvarnished example of hardboiled crime that compares quite favorably with the best of James M. Cain and other pioneers of the noir genre.

Highly recommended. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Evelyn/5(12). "Build My Gallows High" later became the fantastic film noir classic "Out of the Past," with the original name being preserved in Great Britain.

As a strong devotee of "Out of the Past," and having conversed many times with the film's beautiful star, the recently deceased Jane Greer, I was anxious to supplement my appreciation for the film by /5(11). Prior to authoring Gallows and several other suspense titles before it, Mainwaring worked as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle.

But let’s get back to the book under discussion. There are differences – some minor, others major – between the novel and movie, but the primary gist of Build My Gallows High mirrors what is exhibited in.

Directed by Jacques Tourneur. With Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming. A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, 8/10(31K). Pendez-moi haut et court.

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Build My Gallows High Jacques Tourneur () 96min 5/5. Build My Gallows High 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews. clfisha on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: Ex private eye Red bailey thinks his past is finally laid to rest, but then an old friend looks him up and offers him one last job, one that cannot refuse.

This book is noir at its best. The cover reads "the quintessence of 5/5(2). "Build My Gallows High" is one of the better crime novels I've read in a while.

The writing is better than most and the plot never sags. I liked it better than I ever remember liking the "Out of the Past" film that was based on this book.4/5. Buy a cheap copy of Build My Gallows High book by Geoffrey Homes. The Film Ink series presents the novels that inspired the work of some of the most celebrated directors of our time.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about Build My Gallows High by Geoffrey Homes. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers The first book I have ever read in which I saw the film (Out of the Past) first 4/5(3).

Out of the Past (), (aka Build My Gallows High, its title in Britain), is one of the greatest, multi-layered film noirs of all time.

The downbeat screenplay was based on Geoffrey Homes' (a pseudonym - his real name was Daniel Mainwaring) novel Build My Gallows High, a book that consciously imitated Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon (). Build My Gallows High is such a fine example of true noir goodness that it's easy to recommend it to anyone who is into the genre but hasn't had the good fortune of reading this book yet.

The only flaw I could discern is the tedious, often repetitive conversations among the same gangsters over and over again, but aside from that, it's close to.

Build My Gallows High () About book: I think the only thing keeping it from being a perfect read for me are the long, often tedious and repetitive scenes among the gangsters in this book, but otherwise, it's nearly perfect.

I haven't seen the movie based on this book ("Out of the Past") yet, but it's on tonight's schedule. This book is chock full of betrayals, double crosses and murder. Build My Gallows High by G Holmes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Retired private eye Red Bailey is happier than he's been for a long time. In Build My Gallows High, Bailey had previously loved a woman named Mumsie McGonigle, a charming sociopath as incapable of empathy as any character you will encounter in 20th-century American.BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. A smooth, spare account of crime and incrimination as Red Bailey, wanting only the peaceful life with Ann, is forced back to the past of ten years back, a woman he'd loved and a murder he'd committed to.BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH (). Type Feature. Approx. Running minutes Director(s) Jacques Tourneur Cast includes Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb, Steve Brodie.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut. PG.