Who is leigh brackett?

Leigh Brackett

Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was an American author, particularly of science fiction. She was also a screenwriter, known for her work on famous films such as The Big Sleep (1945), Rio Bravo (1959), The Long Goodbye (1973) and The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

Read more about Leigh Brackett.

Famous quotes containing the words leigh brackett, leigh and/or brackett:

    Cole Thornton: Just a minute, son.
    Mississippi: I am not your son. My name is Alan Bourdillon Traherne.
    Cole: Lord almighty.
    Mississippi: Yeah, well, that’s why most people call me Mississippi. I was born on the river in a flatboat.
    Leigh Brackett (1915–1978)

    Every single night I’m nervous.
    —Vivien Leigh (1913–1967)

    Mississippi: I told you I was no good with a gun.
    Bull: The trouble is Doc, Cole was in front of the gun. The safe place is behind Mississippi when he shoots that thing.
    —Leigh Brackett (1915–1978)