RARA-AVIS: Re: Harper (1966)

From: foxbrick (foxbrick@yahoo.com)
Date: 30 Mar 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Gonzalo Baeza" <gbaeza@...> wrote:
    > I just saw the Paul Newman movie Harper at the American Film Institute in Maryland and was pleasantly surprised. I have never read a Ross MacDonald novel and was wondering if the movie's ironic tone and the witty banter between the main character (Harper in the movie, Archer in the novels) and the different people he interacts with is also an important element in the books.

    --And, of course, the film is based on THE MOVING TARGET, so you could make a head-to-head comparison thus.

    Todd Mason

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