Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Elmore Leonard

From: Jim Beaver (
Date: 09 Mar 2000

> Anyone who's a fan of bleak, hard-boiled, often morally-ambiguous
> crime fiction owes it to themselves to check out Leonard's westerns.
> These aren't your stuffed-shirt John Wayne/Randolph Scott oaters
> here, not by a long shot.

My favorite film adaptation of an Elmore Leonard story is THE TALL T. It's
"bleak, hard-boiled, often morally ambiguous." But it stars Randolph Scott. Didn't notice a stuffed shirt. A small masterpiece, this.

Jim Beaver

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