RE: RARA-AVIS: Re: Marlowe movies as Bracketted: Harbin

From: Todd Mason (
Date: 02 Jul 2003

She was a collaborator on THE BIG SLEEP, with Jules Furthman and
(apocryphally?) the apparently useless William Faulkner. She's listed as sole adapter of THE LONG GOODBYE. TM

-----Original Message----- From: [mailto:] In a message dated 7/2/2003 11:27:05 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> If you watch, say, Hawk's _The Big Sleep_ after Altman's
> film, the older film will seem literal and naive. Proof
> that Altman nailed the essence of the archetype.

Interesting tidbit - didn't Leigh Brackett write the screenplay for both of these movies?

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