Re: RARA-AVIS: Get Carter

From: Tosh (
Date: 10 Oct 2000

on 10/10/00 9:59 AM, Juri Nummelin at wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, a.n.smith wrote:
>> Vice versa, know of any books' reputations that have been "saved" by good
>> movies?
> Isn't much of the paperback revival of the eighties and nineties at
> least a little bit due to the French new wave films, like Truffaut's
> "Shoot the Piano Player"?
> Juri
Although not a noir book (I think..) Morvina's (wrong spelling?) Contempt also sold well as a reissue. Most of the buyers were aware of the Godard version with Jack Palance and Brigitte Bardot.

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