"The novel, by the late, great Elmer Kelton, is even better than the movie--but most novels are better than the movies. The only 2 exceptions I know of are Raintree County--you could actually follow the continutity in the movie, which you…"
"Just watched Good Old Boys featuring Tommy Lee Jones in his first actor/director role film. All host of good stars
Sam Sheppard, Sissy Spacek, a young Matt Damon, Tom Kinney, Frances McDormand & Wilford Brimley and a host of…"
"There's a lot of Belle Starr (full name Myra Belle Shirley Reed Starr July) in THE LONG RIDERS, but most of it, of course, is pure fiction. The only thing she was ever convicted of was stealing a horse. They also had a really…"
"Fantastic research there Charlie. As I said I never heard of AL J. until I watched this 1951 'ollywood film. I think because I had never seen the film before or even heard of this guy made it some what interesting, though never betraying him as…"
"When you write for a living as Heller does/did, you write what you're paid to write. An old friend, the late Will C. Knott, a well-regarded Western writer, one of the initial creators of Gunsmoke, & a former president of Wester…"