Jackie Brown

1997 Miramax Films Directed by Quentin Tarantino Executive Produced by Elmore Leonard, Bob Weinstein & Harvey Weinstein Produced by Lawrence Bender Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino based on the novel “Rum Punch” by Elmore Leonard My love affair with Pamela Michelle Byrd Grier began way back in 1974 when I saw “The Arena.” Never before in […]

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Valdez Is Coming

1971 MGM/United Artists Produced by Ira Steiner Directed by Edwin Sherin Screenplay by Roland Kibbee and David Rayfiel Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard When you hear the name Elmore Leonard you might think of the current hit television show “Justified” which is based on a character he created for a couple of novels.  […]

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Mr. Majestyk

1974 MGM/United Artists Produced by Walter Mirisch Directed by Richard Fleischer Written by Elmore Leonard I don’t think anybody will be surprised when I say that Charles Bronson is one of my favorite actors of the group that I call “Old Time Tough”.  I’m talking about guys like Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster, Ernest Borgnine, Jim […]

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