Saturday, August 24, 2013

50 Years of Elmore Leonard Westerns on Film

3:10 to Yuma (1957) d: Delmer Daves, w: Halstead Wells, Elmore Leonard (short story)

The Tall T (1957) d: Bud Boetticher, w: Burt Kennedy, Elmore Leonard (short story The Captives)

Hombre (1967) d: Martin Ritt, w: Irving Ravitch, Harriet Frank Jr., Elmore Leonard (novel)

Valdez is Coming (1971) d: Edwin Sherin, w: Roland Kibbee, David Rayfiel, Elmore Leonard (novel)

Joe Kidd (1972) d: John Sturges, w: Elmore Leonard

High Noon Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980) d: Jerry Jameson, w: Elmore Leonard

Desperado (1987) d: Virgel W. Vogel, w: Elmore Leonard  The whole movie is on YouTube. This is the first of five Desperado pictures. The others, on which Leonard is only credited as 'creator' are: The Return of Desperado (1988), Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge (1988), Desperado: The Outlaw Wars (1989), Desperado: Badlands Justice (1989).

Border Shootout (1990) d: Chris McIntyre, w: Chris McIntyre, Elmore Leonard (novel Law at Randado)

Last Stand at Saber River (1997) d: Dick Lowry, w: Ronald M. Cohen, Elmore Leonard (novel)

3:10 to Yuma (2007) d: James Mangold, w: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Halsted Welles (previous screenplay), Elmore Leonard (short story)

1 comment:

David Cranmer said...

What a superb legacy.