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Walter L. Hill II | Wally Hill | Thomas Lee
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(On The Warriors
(1979)) What made it a success with young people... is that for the first time somebody made a film within Hollywood, big distribution, that took the gang situation and did not present it as a social problem. Presented them as a neutral or positive aspect of their lives. As soon as you said in the old days gang movies it was how do we cure the pestilence and how do we fix the ...
Credits his spare writing style to an enormous influence on him from Alexander Jacobs
's script for Point Blank
(1967), which he read while initially trying to enter the film industry.
Several of Hill's films have a bar called "Torchy's." Inseveral of his films, characters utter a variation on Cody's (Streets of Fire
(1984)) and The Driver's exhortation to "Go home!"