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Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Elmore Leonard movie nobody knows

Joe’s View
Connecticut News

imageMany Elmore Leonard novels have been brought to the screen – with mixed results – but my favorite adaptation is one very few people have ever heard of, let alone seen.

The 1986 John Frankenheimer drama, “52 Pick-Up,” suffered the misfortune of being produced and distributed by the Cannon Group, a long-forgotten company that specialized in Chuck Norris action pictures and pop-culture-fad movies about things like break dancing.

The Frankenheimer version of the Elmore Leonard novel is a tough and rather nasty look at the intersection of high life and lo

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