Elmore Leonard in Film: Hombre (1957)

Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Paul Newman.



Paul Newman plays John Russell, a white man raised by the Apaches on an Indian reservation. An inheritance finds him on a stagecoach with six other passengers, none who care for Russell until bandits attack and they need his knowledge to survive. 111 min.


Elmore Leonard, one of America’s favorite novelists passed away last fall. During his 60 year career, he pend some of the most memorable his Westerns, crime novels and suspense thrillers around. And some of the best then became movies. Join us for a film tribute to Elmore Leonard every Thursday evening in February as we screen the best films made from his books.


Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk
Contact Phone: 319-356-5200
Contact Email: bfisher@icpl.org

This event is open to the public.