in what film(s) was parker portrayed as black american man or euro gal?
--- On Sat, 3/14/09, trentrey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: trentrey <email@example.com>
> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: I've finally begun THE HOT ROCK...
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Saturday, March 14, 2009, 7:48 PM
> Thanks all for your help in more
> fully documenting the Parker-Dortmunder connection. It will
> be a great help when I get around to writing up The Hot
> I'll probably throw out several more questions and requests
> for information over the coming months as I continue to
> tinker with my virtual Parker museum.
> Jim: I have read Jimmy the Kid. I even watched the awful
> Gary Coleman movie based on it. Amusing story--many years
> ago, when the site was new, Mr. Westlake sent me an e-mail.
> He was shocked to learn from my site that there was a
> _second_ film version of Jimmy the Kid out there. I
> dutifully sent him all that I knew about it, and then he
> recalled that, indeed, he had been paid for it, but it was
> so long between the purchase of the rights and the actual
> release of the movie that he'd completely forgotten about
> selling them.
> The second film version was German and has never been
> released on video. "Jimmy" was played by a girl, which means
> that both Parker and Jimmy have been portrayed on film as a
> black American male and a European female.
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