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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).

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    I’d just as soon kiss a wookie.
    Leigh Brackett (1915–1978)

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

    Pockets: What color is a giraffe?
    Dallas: Well, mostly yellow.
    Pockets: And what’s the color of a New York taxi cab?
    Dallas: Mostly yellow.
    Pockets: I drove a cab in Brooklyn. I just pretend it’s rush hour in Flatbush and in I go.
    —Leigh Brackett (1915–1978)