Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled Hollywood

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 05 Mar 2003

Sorry, miker. I misread your original post. I still hold, however, John Garfield played a pretty tough hb character in Hollywood.


--- Ed Lynskey <> wrote:
> James M. Cain's _The Postman Always Rings Twice_ (1946) and
> _Double Indemnity_ (1944). They jump out at me because I
> saw them not too long ago. Garfield in POSTMAN, now there
> was a guy who didn't take any guff, on screen or off.
> Ed Lynskey
> --- Robison Michael R CNIN <> wrote:
> I would define the hardboiled Hollywood genre as having
> some-
> thing to do with actors, actresses, producers,
> screenwriters,
> or other movie people in Hollywood.
> Thanks, miker


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