Happy 102nd birthday to Leigh Brackett, one of…

Happy 102nd birthday to Leigh Brackett, one of the most hardboiled and atmospheric of all the pulp scifi authors. 

One of the unmade scripts I’ve most wanted to read (in addition to Cary Bates’s Superman V script from 1989) is Brackett’s script for a James Bond film (a character she was born to write). Supposedly, large parts of it were cannibalized for “A View to a Kill.”