Get Shorty : screenplay / by Scott Frank ; from the novel by Elmore Leonard. 1992.

ArchivalResource

Frank, Scott, 1960-. Get Shorty : screenplay / by Scott Frank ; from the novel by Elmore Leonard.

Get Shorty : screenplay / by Scott Frank ; from the novel by Elmore Leonard. 1992.

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmaker Harry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone.

134 leaves ; 29 cm.

Related Entities

There are 2 Entities related to this resource.

Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hm66k2 (person)

Author and screenwriter Elmore "Dutch" Leonard (b. 1925) was born in New Orleans, LA and settled eventually in Detroit, MI (a setting for many of his novels). He graduated from the University of Detroit in 1950 and spent the 1950s and 1960s writing pulp western stories and novels. Two of those stories - The Tall T and 3:10 to Yuma and one of those novels - Hombre - were adapted into movies. Taking the advice of his agent, Harold "H.N." Swanson (1899-1991), to "forget the cowboy stuff and write s...

Frank, Scott, 1960-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dj6bk3 (person)