Friday, May 28, 2010

United Press International - Leigh Brackett

Reproduced at the site below :-

"HOLLYWOOD, March 24 (UPI) - Leigh Brackett, writer of such movies as The Big Sleep and Star Wars Two, died last Saturday. She was 60 years old.

Among the films Miss Brackett wrote were Howard Hawks's Rio Bravo, Rio Lobo, and the Robert Altman remake of The Long Goodbye, and television script s, including Terror at Northfield for Alfred Hitchcock.

She was the widow of Edward Hamilton, and both of them wrote many science-fiction novels. Hers included the Hafling and Eric John Stark series, including The Ginger Star and The Hounds of Skaith."

3.5 out of 5

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