Re: RARA-AVIS: Speaking of Newman movies...and Ross Macdonald...

From: Bill Crider (
Date: 07 Jun 2001

I liked HARPER, but I knew from the first scene that it wasn't going to be a movie about the Lew Archer I'd met in the novels. Anyway, no movie with Strother Martin can be all bad.

And speaking of offensive mugging, at least Newman didn't play Archer like Dean Martin played Matt Helm.

Bill Crider

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