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    From: "jmsatb5@aol.com" <jmsatb5@aol.com>
 Subject: Re: ATTN JMS: EFR?
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 3/30/2009 8:48:12 PM  

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On Mar 30, 6:37=A0pm, "Nicole Massey" <ny...@gypsyheir.com> wrote:
> In a message from you I read some time ago, you mentioned that you'd like=
to
> do Eric Frank Russell's book, "Men, Martians, and Machines" as a film
> script. With your improved cachet is this possible more so than before?
>
> I'm a big fan of Russell's work, and I'm quite surprised that none of his
> novels have made it to the big screen. (Especially "Wasp" and "And Then
> There were None", which both seem to have great potential)
>
> In this time when so much seems to be reboots and reimagining, there is s=
o
> much that hasn't been made into films from great writers like Russel, Sim=
ak,
> and Van Vogt, and it seems that someone who appreciates the works would m=
ake
> a great person to realize them as screen plays if the people who hold the
> rights can come to an agreement on them.
>
> I also feel that it's a sad state that I have to constantly explain to
> people who Russell and Van Vogt are, and more recognition on two great
> writers would both get their works more well known and also save me some
> time in explanation.

It's certainly an option for down the road.

jms

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