Re: RARA-AVIS: Parker/Porter (Picked a Peck...)

M*T (
Tue, 16 Feb 1999 16:26:23 -0500 <<I've always wondered why Stark's Parker has never been called Parker
in the movies. For those of you who wondered with me, I just learned
Donald E. Westlake owns a copyright on his character-name Parker.>>

But isn't it absurd that Weslake would sell the film rights to his novel
(and that somebody would by them) without including the right to use the
name of its protagonist? Something doesn't make sense here...


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