Re: RARA-AVIS: film adaptations (was Get Carter)

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 12 Oct 2000

Neil wrote:

"But do you think someone might see a bad Elmore Leonard adaption and then say "Gee, won't be reading any of his stuff." Not judging the people who might do that, but just saying that might happen."

Actually, the vast majority of adaptations of Leonard's crime novels, at least until recently, were indeed pretty bad adaptations (unlike his westerns, several of which were turned into good films). He still managed to finally get his due as a writer.


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