In Memory of ELMORE LEONARD

ELMORE LEONARD (October 11, 1925 – August 20, 2013) is one of our greatest American writers. His contributions to popular literature, which are largely set within the Western and Crime genres, are some of the most well known and critically acclaimed of their kind. In addition to his best selling novels, his unique brand of prose and storytelling style was perfect for adaptions onto the silver screen. In memory of Mr. Leonard we’ve put together a collection of clips and trailers from some of our favorite films based on his work.

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3:10 TO YUMA (1957, Dir; Delmer Daves)

THE TALL T (1957, Dir: Budd Boetticher)

HOMBRE (1967, Dir: Martin Ritt)

VALDEZ IS COMING (1971, Dir: Edwin Sherin)


JOE KIDD (1972, Dir: John Sturges)

MR. MAJESTYK (1974, Dir: Richard Fleischer)

52 PICK UP (1986, Dir: John Frankenheimer)

STICK (1985, Dir: Burt Reynolds)

GET SHORTY (1995, Dir: Barry Sonnenfeld)

JACKIE BROWN (1997, Dir: Quentin Tarantino)

OUT OF SIGHT (1997, Dir: Steven Soderbergh)

For more information on Elmore Leonard, please visit his Official Website

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Peter

Editor-In-Chief of The Grindhouse Cinema Database/Furious Cinema contributor. Pete is a rabid movie geek who enjoys everything from wild n' crazy exploitation/cult flix to big budget mainstream classics. His other interests include: graphic design, cartooning and music.

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