Wednesday, August 05, 2009

R.I.P.: Budd Schulberg (1914-2009)

He coulda been -- and was -- a contender for immortality simply for writing On the Waterfront. But I must admit: There is a part of me that also cherishes Budd Schulberg for being the guy behind a half-forgotten favorite from my youth, The Everglades, the 1961 TV series starring vet TV actor Ron Hayes as "Lincoln Vail of the Everglades, the man on patrol in the Everglades..."

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