Elliott Kastner


Producer

About

Also Known As
Elliot Kastner
Birth Place
New York City, New York, USA
Born
January 07, 1930
Died
June 28, 2010
Cause of Death
Cancer

Biography

London-based producer of international films who began his career as a talent agent. Kastner's productions include a trio of Raymond Chandler-inspired works, "The Long Goodbye" (1973), "Farewell My Lovely" (1975) and "The Big Sleep" (1978)....

Family & Companions

Tessa Kastner
Wife
Former interior designer. Born on December 7, 1938; has twin sister Marina.

Biography

London-based producer of international films who began his career as a talent agent. Kastner's productions include a trio of Raymond Chandler-inspired works, "The Long Goodbye" (1973), "Farewell My Lovely" (1975) and "The Big Sleep" (1978).

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Spy Trap (1988)
Director

Producer (Feature Film)

Sweet November (2001)
Producer
Love Is All There Is (1996)
Producer
Frank and Jesse (1995)
Producer
The Last Party (1993)
Executive Producer
A Chorus Of Disapproval (1989)
Executive Producer
Jack's Back (1988)
Executive Producer
The Blob (1988)
Producer
Never on Tuesday (1988)
Producer
Homeboy (1988)
Producer
Spy Trap (1988)
Executive Producer
Heat (1987)
Producer
Zombie High (1987)
Producer
Angel Heart (1987)
Producer
Nomads (1986)
Executive Producer
Garbo Talks (1984)
Producer
Oxford Blues (1984)
Producer
Man, Woman and Child (1983)
Producer
Death Valley (1981)
Producer
Ffolkes (1980)
Producer
Yesterday's Hero (1980)
Executive Producer
The First Deadly Sin (1980)
Executive Producer
Goldengirl (1979)
Executive Producer
The Stick Up (1978)
Executive Producer
The Medusa Touch (1978)
Associate Producer
Black Joy (1978)
Producer
Absolution (1978)
Producer
The Big Sleep (1978)
Producer
Equus (1977)
Producer
A Little Night Music (1977)
Producer
Swashbuckler (1976)
Executive Producer
The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Producer
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
Executive Producer
92 In The Shade (1975)
Executive Producer
Rancho Deluxe (1975)
Producer
Russian Roulette (1975)
Executive Producer
Breakheart Pass (1975)
Executive Producer
Count Your Bullets (1974)
Executive Producer
Dogpound Shuffle (1974)
Executive Producer
11 Harrowhouse (1974)
Producer
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Executive Producer
Jeremy (1973)
Executive Producer
The Nightcomers (1972)
Executive Producer
X Y & Zee (1972)
Executive Producer
When Eight Bells Toll (1971)
Producer
Villain (1971)
Executive Producer
Where Eagles Dare (1969)
Producer
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Executive Producer
Calcutta (1969)
Producer
Sweet November (1968)
Producer
The Bobo (1967)
Producer
Kaleidoscope (1966)
Producer
Harper (1966)
Producer
Kaleidoscope (1966)
Presented By
Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)
Producer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Wild Seed (1965)
Prod coöp

Production Companies (Feature Film)

A Severed Head (1971)
Company
Tam Lin (1971)
Company
The Walking Stick (1970)
Company
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Company
Where Eagles Dare (1969)
Company
Sweet November (1968)
Company
Sol Madrid (1968)
Company
The Bobo (1967)
Company

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

The Dark Backward (1991)
Acknowledgment
Gaby-A True Story (1987)
Assistant

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Long Goodbye, The (1973) - All The Tigers In India Director Robert Altman opens (the old song by Johnny Mercer, who also co-wrote the title song) with rumpled Elliott Gould as Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe, transported at least 20 years to contemporary LA, in The Long Goodbye, 1973, with Nina Van Pallandt and Sterling Hayden.
Long Goodbye, The (1973) - I've Been Working On Barbara Stanwyck Director Robert Altman drops two of many versions of the original title song by John Williams and Johnny Mercer, sung by Jack Sheldon then Clydie King, as we meet Lennox (MLB pitcher and author Jim Bouton) and Marlowe (Elliott Gould) shops for cat food, in The Long Goodbye, 1973.
Long Goodbye, The (1973) - You Don't Look Like A Secretary Elliott Gould as Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe at the Malibu Colony, summoned by Eileen Wade (Nina Van Pallandt, her first scene) who's both covering and looking for her wayward writer husband, the camera never still, in Robert Altman's updated version of The Long Goodbye, 1973.
Long Goodbye, The (1973) - You Got Your Friend Marlboro Marlowe (Elliott Gould) on his second visit to the Burbank detox joint where Doc Verringer (Henry Gibson) is squeezing boozy author patient Wade (Sterling Hayden, his first scene), and their return to his Malibu home and wife (Nina Van Pallandt), in Robert Altmans's The Long Goodbye, 1973.
Harper (1966) - Disciples For Supper William Goldman's script from Ross MacDonald's Lew Archer novel The Moving Target, L-A private eye Paul Newman (title character) and client's daughter Miranda (Pamela Tiffin) visit mountaintop guru Claude (Strother Martin), in Harper, 1966.
Harper (1966) - You've Got Cops' Eyes Private eye Harper (Paul Newman) tracks down has-been heroin addicted singer Betty (Julie Harris) in an L-A night club, gets punished then rescued by Taggert (Robert Wagner), the eager private pilot for the man he's hunting, in Harper, 1966, from a Ross MacDonald novel.
Harper (1966) - A Poor Thing But Mine Own Detective Harper (Paul Newman, role based on Ross MacDonald's Lew Archer), visits new client Elaine Sampson (Lauren Bacall) in Harper, 1966, this scene shot at William Randolph Hearst's famous "Beverly House," in Beverly Hills.
Equus (1977) - What Am I, Polynesian? Bored English psychologist Dysart (Richard Burton), having broken his fevered opening monologue to establish a flashback, recalls the meeting with Hesther (Eileen Atkins), which begins the bizarre story from Peter Shaffer's celebrated play and screenplay, in Equus, 1977.
Equus (1977) - You Can Do Better Than That Impatient in only their second session, psychologist Dysart (Richard Burton) is now trading information with patient Alan (Peter Firth), incarcerated for having blinded several horses, and who reveals some history, and "The Horseman," (John Wyman), in Equus, 1977, from Peter Shaffer's play and screenplay.
Where Eagles Dare (1969) - Broadsword Calling Danny Boy Brit Smith (Richard Burton) briefs American Shaffer (Clint Eastwood) about the Nazi-held Alpine castle, and the background of their superior Turner (Patrick Wymark), whom he radios, along with Admiral Rolland (Michael Hordern), with news of a probable mole, in the hit spy thriller Where Eagles Dare, 1969.
Where Eagles Dare (1969) - I Told Him I Was Himmler's Brother Brit Smith (Richard Burton) and Yank Shaffer (Clint Eastwood), posing as German officers, lead their squad into an Alpine Nazi brew-haus, where they contact bar-maid fellow agent Heidi (Ingrid Pitt) and generally intimidate, in Where Eagles Dare 1969.
Kaleidoscope (1966) - I'm Not Obscene Opening scene has jet-setter Barney (Warren Beatty) meeting footloose Angel (Susannah York), in Kaleidoscope, 1966, directed by Jack Smight from an original screenplay by Robert and Jane-Howard Carrington.

Trailer

Family

Cassian Elwes
Step-Son
Agent. Born on August 5, 1959.
Cary Elwes
Step-Son
Actor. Born on October 26, 1962.
Damian Elwes
Step-Son
Painter, photographer. Born on August 10, 1960.
Yvonne Kastner
Daughter
Dillon Kastner
Son
Screenwriter, director.
Milica Kastner
Daughter

Companions

Tessa Kastner
Wife
Former interior designer. Born on December 7, 1938; has twin sister Marina.

Bibliography