Directed Julian Lennon
video "Too Late for Goodbyes".
8 Biographical Movies |
20 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
8 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Sam Peckimpah | David S. Peckinpah | David Peckinpah | Sam 'The Man' Peckinpah
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[on Four Star Productions, Dick Powell
, and the genesis of The Rifleman
(1958)] I did this one script for Gunsmoke
(1955) that Charles Marquis Warren
turned down--said it was a piece of shit! I knew it was one of the best things I'd written, so I took it back and reworked it and Dick Powell at Four Star bought it as a pilot for "The Rifleman". Dick Powell was really a fine gentleman and the eagle ...
Worked for 12 days as second-unit director in Jinxed!
(1982) while director Don Siegel
was recovering from a heart-attack while shooting the movie. Though Peckinpah wasn't popular--or even liked very much--in Hollywood in the late 1970s due to his many troubled productions, Siegel insisted on hiring him (as he had been a mentor to the future director many years earlier) and he wanted to help his ...