Brian Garfield

RECOIL - 2014 movie in development, based on Garfield's novel; DEATH WISH - 2014 movie in development, based on Garfield's novel

movie
Remake of 1987 Garfield-Westlake classic (see information elsewhere)
Novel and movie
Spy pursued by the CIA. The DVD, from Criterion Collection, includes informative interviews with the fine director Ronald Neame and with author-screenwriter-coproducer Brian Garfield.
novel; basis for several movies
"Vigilante" of the streets - novel, basis for several movies; new remake, 2013, to star Liam Neeson
The biography of an amazing fraud
The true life of a colossal hoaxster -- he fooled Churchill, the Old Boy Network, and science
the films of Brian Garfield
DEATH SENTENCE; DEATH WISH; FLESHBURN; HOPSCOTCH; THE LAST HARD MEN; NECESSITY; RELENTLESS; THE STEPFATHER; WILD TIMES etc -- nineteen so far, and counting. . . .
Books and Movies
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History
Pulitzer Prize nominee, finalist in history; an exciting narrative history used as a textbook by U.S. Navy. For years the bestselling title of Univ of Alaska Press. "A splendid achievement." --Washington Star
Reference
A critical encyclopedia of all "A" Western features shown in the United States from the advent of talkies to the book's publication date. The guide lists films alphabetically from "Abilene Town" to "Zandy's Bride"; each listing provides credits, information, and commentary. Most post-1982 Western films have been mediocre at best, Garfield feels, with a few notable exceptions like "Tombstone".
Historical Fiction
Biographical novel capturing Theodore Roosevelt's true adventures as a young rancher in the wild American West.


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WESTERN FILMS: A Complete Guide

Published in 1982, this guide to Western films provides, in one volume, a critical encyclopedia of all "A" Western features shown in the United States since the advent of talkies to 1982. The guide lists films alphabetically from "Abilene Town" to "Zandy's Bride"; each listing provides credits, information, and commentary.

This definitive book was the product of ten years of research and writing. It begins with a comprehensive analysis of this uniquely American art form, including its origins, development, and future, comments on the foreign filmmakers who picked up the trend--culminating in the "Spaghetti Westerns"--and explores how the Western motif was used in "A" and "B" films for two very different audiences.

In all, the book includes over 2,000 films. The more than 100 illustrations include rare publicity photos, movie stills of famous actors, and lobby posters. The complete bibliography will be handy for the serious student of film.

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