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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)

    Nelse McLeod: Faith can move mountains Milt, but it can’t beat a faster draw. There’s only three men I know with his kind of speed—one’s dead, the other’s me, and the third is Cole Thornton.
    Cole Thornton: There’s a fourth.
    McLeod: Which one are you?
    Thornton: I’m Thornton.
    —Leigh Brackett (1915–1978)