The Harder They Come: Rougher Version

  title={The Harder They Come: Rougher Version},
  author={Loretta L. Collins},
  journal={Small Axe},
  pages={46 - 71}
  • Loretta L. Collins
  • Published 2003
  • Small Axe
  • Michael ewell, describing his process of composing the novelization of Perry Henzell and Trevor Rhone’s 1972 classic Jamaican fi lm e Harder ey Come, has explained that he began by immersing himself in the fi lm since no complete script existed. Given a print, ewell projected it “over and over against the wall of [his] study as [he] scribbled down the dialogue.”1 He attributed the nonexistence of a script to “the grim economic realities of the black world,” which necessitated that the fi lm be… CONTINUE READING

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