Niven Busch
Date of Birth
Apr 26, 1903
Birth Place:
Manhattan, New York, NY


Novelist, screenwriter and producer, Manhattan-born Niven Busch first gained national exposure in the 1920s as the associate editor of Time magazine (Busch was the cousin of Time co-founder Briton Hadden). His magazine work led to screenplay assignments at Warner Bros. in the early 1930s, among them The Crowd Roars (1932) and Babbitt (1934). By the early 1940s, Busch was chief story editor for...