Re: RARA-AVIS: The Killing

From: Dave Zeltserman (
Date: 15 May 2007

--- In, JT Lindroos <juha@...> wrote:
> > Oddly, Jim Thompson also worked on Spartacus. And
> > Chandler's script for Strangers On A Train was tossed
> > by Hitchcock even though Chandler still got the screen
> > credit.
> I remember Thompson working on Paths of Glory. Of course there's
> Brackett working on Chandler in both Long Goodbye and The Big
> and Donald Westlake working on Thompson in The Grifters. All
> spectacular successes.
> JT
> JT Lindroos
> Senior Editor
> Point Blank Press

I agree with JT, Mr. T, and other on this one--all great movies, Paths of Glory might be my favorite movie along with The Third Man and McCabe & Mrs. Miller, and Sterling Hayden was terrific in The Killing and Long Goodbye.

-Dave Z.

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