Hopperesque

Hopperesque

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Postman Always Rings


                 I have always preferred Rafaelson's 1981 Retro-Noir version of Cain's seminal Hardboiled masterpiece although most would describe the earlier one which featured John Garfield's portrayal of the smitten drifter Frank Chambers as better.






                       A copy of an early draft of the novel under the first title Bar-b-Q


                                            Garfield and Turner in original version

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