US literature into film

b.  U.S. Novels & Short Stories

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Adventure of Tom sawyer

(Mark Twain)

Sentiment rules in this version of the Twain tale of boyhood in 1850 Missouri, reasonably faithful except for minor details and making the character Jim a boy instead of a man. Includes the whitewash episode, puppy love, the graveyard murder, the boys' running away to Jackson's Island, the salvation of Muff Potter, and the cave adventure.  --IMDb
Adventure of Huckle Finn


It's the unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of offbeat characters and face one challenging adventure after another!

All The King's Men

DVD eng/  791.43 R829k

The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

American Crime Stories (John Escott)

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Contained in this book are seven short stories, by well-known writers such as Dashiel Hammett, Patricia Highsmith, and Nancy Pickard.

The Age of Innocence (Clare West)

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Into the narrow social world of New York in the 1870s comes Countess Ellen Olenska, surrounded by shocked whispers about her failed marriage to a rich Polish Count. A woman who leaves her husband can never be accepted in polite society. Newland Arthur is engaged to young May Welland, but the beautiful and mysterious Countess needs his help. He becomes her friend and defender, but friendship with an unhappy, lonely woman is a dangerous path for a young man to follow - especially a young man who is soon to be married.

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Bartleby the Scrivener, Herman Melvilie


This is Melville's sardonic and symbolic story of a copyist at a Wall Street law firm who refuses to conform, responding to all requests with, "I prefer not to." Autobiographical in its despair over the public'c failure to understand the writer, prophetic in its foreshadowing of 20th-century Absurdism, Bartley the Scrivener porvides a window.
Beloved (Toni Morrison)--Demo Tape (Running time: Approx. 172 Minutes; 1991) Adaptation of Toni Morrison's version of slave narrative, touching but pretty graphic. Beloved tells the story of how a mother tries to save her baby by killing it, and then how the mother and the whole community get haunted by a ghost which is supposedly the baby.

"Two Thumbs Up!"--Siskel & Ebert
"One of the Most Powerful Films of the Year!"--Time Magazine--Rolling Stone

(Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, and Lisa Gay Hamilton)

Billy Budd (Herman Melvilie)


Man fight between God and Evil. The battle is fully realized in the personal and physical struggle between Billy Budd, a young innocent sailor on a British man-of-war and his superior, the cold, cruel and often vicious Claggart.
Billy Budd (1)  EV/792/451B01

Billy Budd (2)  EV/792/452B01

Captain Vere, an oldman, is haunted by a moment in his life when he was tested and found wanting.

(novel by Kurt Vonnegut)

Alan Rudolph's film treatment of Kurt Vonnegut's classic satire has been hailed as a quirky comic treasure and derided as an absolute, incoherent disaster. Barely released in the U.S. despite its all-star cast (Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Albert Finney and Barbara Hershey), the film is nothing if not daring. "Watching it is a little like taking a ride through a giant fun house. As you lurch furiously around the corners, you are continually assaulted by visual and literary jokes that pop out you like faces wearing maniacal grins, then disappear into the blackness a moment later" (Stephen Holden, New York Times).


The Bostonians

The Bostonians

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In Boston in the aftermath of the Civil War, Verena Tarrant (Madeleine Potter), a gifted young orator, has attracted the attention of Olive Chancellor (Vanessa Redgrave), who wishes to nurture Verena as an inspirational force for the Womens’ Movement. But ranged against her is Basil Ransom (Christopher Reeve), a handsome male chauvinist, who wants Verena as his wife. Against a backdrop of luminous New England landscapes, battle is joined, and for Olive the struggle will prove an odyssey that forces her to acknowledge her true nature. Merchant Ivory Productions’ acclaimed screen adaptation of the Henry James classic charts the struggle between two charismatic forces to gain control over the destiny of a spirited young woman.  --Amazon  (120 mins)

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The Color Purple 紫色姊妹花



The color purple is a story of Celie, an uneducated woman living in the rural American south. Forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister," Celie turns inward and shares her grief only with God. But she transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth..and the strength to forgive.

Cannery Row

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Director-writer David S. Ward’s 1982 adaptation of John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row (with material from another Steinbeck tale, Sweet Thursday) has its charms, principally some top-drawer talent on both sides of the camera; the cast is headed by Nick Nolte and Debra Winger, Jack Nitzsche composed the music, and John Huston supplies the voice-over. In a previous life, Nolte’s Doc was known as Eddie "The Blur" Daniels, a star baseball pitcher in the 1920s who mysteriously gave up the game while still in his prime; now he’s a self-styled marine biologist with a predilection for octopi who makes his home on "The Row," a string of sardine fisheries in Monterey, California. There are a variety of colorful characters in this rundown ‘hood--a worldly-wise madam (Audra Lindley) and her charges, a bum (M. Emmet Walsh) and his buddies--but although it takes him a while to admit it, Doc only has eyes for Suzy (Winger), a newcomer to the scene who, by her own estimation, "ain’t got the class of a duck." The film relies mostly on these oddballs and their various idiosyncrasies and adventures, and Steinbeck clearly has considerable affection for them; it’s no surprise that some, including Doc, were based on real folks. But while Nolte and Winger have a certain squabbling rapport, the movie too often comes off as stagey (the dialogue), artificial (the sets), and glib. In the final analysis, Cannery Row isn’t John Steinbeck’s greatest book (at the very least, it lacks the heft of East of Eden or The Grapes of Wrath), and this effort, despite its good points, will hardly be considered the best adaption of the author’s work to the screen or the stage.  --Amazon

The Call of the Wind (Nick Bullard)

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Set in the frozen north of Canada, this book presents the story of Buck, a plucky dog. The men need big, strong dogs to pull the sledges at the gold mines. Buck is stolen from his home in the south. It describes Buck learning how to work in harness, and how to fight. Because when a dog falls down in a fight, he never gets up again.

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Daisy Miller (Dir. Peter Bogdanovich)

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Continuing his 1970s recreations of classical Hollywood genres and styles, Peter Bogdanovich turned to the literary costume drama with an adaptation of the Henry James novella Daisy Miller. At a Swiss spa, upper-class expatriate American Frederick Winterbourne (Barry Brown) meets pretty, nouveau riche flirt Daisy Miller (Cybill Shepherd); her bratty, xenophobic little brother Randolph (James McMurtry); and her tremulous, nattering mother (Cloris Leachman). Despite warnings from his dowager aunt (Mildred Natwick) about Daisy's recklessness with men, Winterbourne finds himself drawn to her. When he encounters her again in Rome, he tries to convince her that her liberated behavior with an Italian admirer (Duilio Del Prete) may sully her reputation in aristocratic circles. But Winterbourne cannot reconcile his own feelings for Daisy with the manners that he is used to following, nor can he fathom how she may feel about him beneath her veneer of willful coquetry. After society matron Mrs. Walker (Eileen Brennan) ostracizes her, Daisy's final rash action reveals to Winterbourne how his old-fashioned mores may have sealed her fate. With a screenplay by Frederic Raphael and location shooting in Rome and Switzerland, Bogdanovich carefully recreated the rich surroundings and stultifying social strictures of James' story. Despite this well-executed atmosphere, Daisy Miller suffered critically, as Bogdanovich was especially taken to task for casting the amateurish Shepherd in the complex and pivotal role of Daisy. After three consecutive hits with The Last Picture Show (1971), What's Up, Doc? (1972), and Paper Moon (1973), Daisy Miller flopped, beginning Bogdanovich's mid-'70s slide into box-office and critical ignominy.  --Lucia Bozzola, All Movie Guide

Daisy Miller

Daisy Miller

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Cybilll Shepherd shines in this adaption of Henry James's story, "Daisy Miller." She gives an authentic performance as an American girl who is not wise to the ways of gentile society. You feel for her as she continues to make mistakes in this group of "aristocrats." Bogdanovich caputres the period remarkably well, and the cinematography is breathtaking. The Late Barry Brown, Cloris LEachman, Eileen Brennan and Mildred Natwick are on hand in supporting performances. This is an underrated gem that is ripe for discovery.  --Amazon

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Their Eyes Were Watching God (Darnell Martin)


A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.

(無字幕, 英文發音, 113 min.)

East of Eden (Steinbeck)  


The 1955 film version of John Steinbeck's East of Eden will always be popular because of the presence in the cast of James Dean. Even so, the film covered only a small portion of the original novel. Braggadocio union officer Cyrus Trask (Warren Oates) is the father of gentle, loyal Adam (Timothy Bottoms) and hellraiser Charles (Bruce Boxleitner). Enter the bewitching, mean-spirited Cathy Ames (Jane Seymour), who leads both brothers on and causes an irreparable rift between them. Eventually, Adam marries Cathy, taking her and their twin sons to a 900-acre farm in California's Salinas Valley. Cathy rebels against this cloistered existence and runs off to work in a house of ill repute. In Part Three, we finally meet the James Dean character: Cal Trask (played by Timothy Bottoms' brother Sam), who can never hope to come up to the standards of his good twin brother Aron (Hart Bochner) in the eyes of his father. Cal's bad reputation obscures his good intentions, but by film's end he is compelled to reveal to brother Aron that their mother had not died as father Adam has claimed, but in fact has become a hard-bitten bordello madam. Adapted for television by Richard Shapiro, East of Eden was part of ABC's informal Novels for Television series.  --Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Eat A Bowl Of Tea


Ben Loy, fresh out of the service has his whole life spread out before him-including a job, an apartment and a marriage arrange by his father to the beautiful Mei Oi. But as eager as they see what America has offer them and when Ben celebrated young marriage threatens to crumble in the face of this pressure, he find a future for them in their new adoptive homeland.

Ethan Frome (Susan Kingsley)

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Long considered one of Wharton's greatest works, this classic novel is a sharply-etched portrait of the simple inhabitants of a 19th-century New England village. Written with stark simplicity, "Ethan Frome" centers on the power of local convention to smother the growth of the individual.

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Good Earth, The (Pearl Buck) (1)  EV/792/052B01

Good Earth, The  (Pearl Buck) (2)  EV/792/053B01

The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife. By diligence and frugality the two manage to enlarge their property. But then a famine forces them to leave their land and live in the town. However it turns out to be a blessing in disguise for them.  --IMDb
Gone with the Wind (I)


Gone with the Wind (II)


For half a century, the world has thrilled to the triumphs and heartaches of this timeless tale of war and romance. With its immortal cast, magnificient cinematography, sweeping score and classic story, Gone With The Wind remains cinema's greatest epic of passion and adventure.
Grapes of Wrath, The (Steinbeck)         憤怒的葡萄 (上﹚(PUBLIC)


Grapes of Wrath, The (Steinbeck)         憤怒的葡萄 (下﹚ (PUBLIC)


John Steinbeck's powerful 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath told a tale of the effects of the Great Depression on one American family that struck a nerve in many readers. In Hollywood, 20th Century Fox studio boss Darryl F. Zanuck quickly moved to obtain the movie rights and soon put his best director, John Ford, on the project. The film softens Steinbeck's salty language and bleak story, yet I think ultimately the movie has a stronger emotional impact than the book because Ford and celebrated cinematographer Gregg Toland created unforgettable visual images.
Great Gatsby, The


Jay Gatsby, who had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchnan, then lost her to a rich boy. But now Gatsby is mysteriously wealthy.. and ready to risk everthing to woo Daisy back.

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Housekeeping (A Tidy Comedy) Based on the Book by Marilynne Robinson

(Columbia Tristar Home Video) (Color, approx. 117mins)

791.43 F735 Ve  1988 c.2

There's no place like home...especially when Aunt Sylvie's in charge. Christine Lahti gives a brilliant performance as Aunt Sylvie, an eccentric free-spirit who returns to her hometown, a small mountain community in the PacificNorthwest, to care for her two orphaned nieces. At first the two girls (Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill) are thrilled to have Sylvie as their new role model. But as time passes, the teenagers find that this quintessentially quirky woman doesn't quite fit in with the rest of the moms--she keeps crumbled crackers in her coat pocket for imaginary children...has a lifetime supply of empty tin cans and used newspapers...and thinks nothing of taking a midday nap on a bench in town square. When the townspeople decide Sylvie must clean up her act, it seems her fantasy world is about to end--but does it? From acclaimed director Bill Frosyth ("Local Hero") comes this off-beat, witty comedy that New York Times critic Vincent Canby has named one of his top-ten favorites of the year.

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In Country   (by B.A. Mason)

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The story of a family's struggle to heal the wounds of Vietnam, captures both the horror of battle-and the disillusionment of a young soldier who thought war meant glory. And discovers it means both pain and fear.

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The Joy Luck Club (喜福會)  (Dir: Wayne Wang)    


The 1993 film adaptation of Amy Tan's bestselling novel is both a delight and a moving experience, an anthology of stories wrapped in one Chinese-American woman's journey to understand her roots. Wayne Wang (Eat a Bowl of Tea) directs a large, outstanding cast spread over eight different tales of the lives of Chinese women, most of them set in the past. The script by Tan and Ronald Bass (Rain Man) is a delicate balance of emotions that swell but don't gush, and Wang brings impressive texture and a personal feel to Tan's descriptions of daily life in the Chinese-American community. This sprawling, good-looking movie makes for a cathartic tearjerker one can feel good about.  (139 min.)
Jonathan Livingston Seagull


The intense and extraordinary determination of Jonathan, who envisions another world - one of love, understanding, achievement, hope and individuality.
Joan of Arc 


The epic story of a woman who followed her own path and changed the course of history. In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. As this small voice in the heart of a simple girl grew stronger, rulers were drawn to listen, armies empowered to fight and her countrymen inspired to believe.
The Joy Luck Club 


Through a series of flashbacks, four young Chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China, explore their past. This search will help them understand their difficult mother/daughter relationship.

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The Last of Mohicans 


Based on James Fenimore Cooper's novel of the same name, THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS is a lush, sweeping epic about the brutal realities of building a new world. Stirring and powerful, THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS delivers action, romance, history, and scenic beauty.

Last Tycoon, The 


Last Tycoon, The


Scott Fitzgerald's fascinating tale od studio politics in early Hollywood is breathtakingly adapted to the big screen by Elia Kazan.Robert De Niro heads a powerhouse cast as studio head Monroe Stahr, a thinly disguised Irving Thalberg character in command of a love lost to the past.


Love Story (Rosemary Border)

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This is a love story you won't forget. Oliver Barrett meets Jenny Cavilleri. He plays sports, she plays music. He's rich, and she's poor. They argue, and they fight, and they fall in love. So they get married, and make a home together. They work hard, they enjoy life, they make plans for the future. Then they learn that they don't have much time left. Their story has made people laugh, and cry, all over the world.

Little Women (John Escott)

CD eng/ 407 E74

Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.

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Moby Dick



More than on hundred years ago, Herman Melville wrote the story of Ahabm the peg-legged sea captain bent on pursuing a great white whale called Moby Dick. Ahab a madman possessed, stupming his ship's deck as though he were riding the winds of hell in his manical hunt for the crafty old killer that chewed off his leg.

Mosquito Coast, The


He planned a Paradise. He created a Hell. Allie Fox is fed up. Angered by American that "buys junk, sell juunk, eat junk " and a world whose nuclear doomday clock is always 2 minutes away from midnight, the brilliant inventto takes a bold step.

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Of mice and men (Gary sinise) (MGM Home Entertainment LLC., 2005)

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 John Steinbeck's classic comes magnificently to life in this beautiful and stirring film starring Oscar nominees John Maikovich and Gary Sinise. Directed by Sinise from an adaptation by Oscar winner Horton Foote, this "flawless miracle of movie-making" (Susan Granger, American Movie Classic) is a must-see for all audiences.
Best friends Lennie(Malkovich) and George (Sinise) find themselves unemployed in Depression-era California, unable to keep jobs because of Lennie's childlike mentality. But once they get hired at the Tyler Ranch, they enjoy a brief period of stability-until their supervisor's wife (Sherilyn Fenn) becomes the victim of Lennie's compassion, forcing George to make a compassionate decision of his own.  
(color, 110 min)
Out of Africa 〈遠離非洲〉


The fascinating true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woamn who, with her philandering husband, runs a coffee plantation in Kenya, circa 1914. To her astonishment she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people and the mysterious white hunter, Robert Redoford.

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A raisin in the sun (Daniel petrie)  (Columbia Pictures Industries, 1999)

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The younger family, frustrated with living in their crowded Chicago apartment, sees the arrival of a $10,000 insurance check as the answer to their prayers. Matriarch Lena Younger (Claudia MaNeil) promptly puts a down payment on a house in an all-white suburban neighborhood. But the family is divided when Lena entrusts the balance of the money to her mercurial son Walter Lee (Poitier), against the wishes of her daughter (Diana Sands) and daughter-in-law (Ruby Dee). It takes the strength and integrity of this African-American family to battle against generations of prejudice to try to achieve their piece of the American Dream.  (color, 128 min)

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Seize the Day (Robin Williams in Saul Bellow’s) (Fielder Cook)


This 1986 film--a dead-serious performance by Robin Williams, minus the overlay of schmaltz that informed his acting in the late 1990s--sat on the shelf and had no theatrical release, for obvious reasons: the film has the downbeat spiral of a 1970s film, relentless in its depiction of human frailty at the breaking point. That doesn't mean it's a bad film; to the contrary, it's actually quite a good film. But it is in no way audience-friendly in its vision of a human being who has reached the end of his tether. Directed by Fielder Cook, it's based on a Saul Bellow novel and strikes exactly the right note, a combination of absurdity and dread. Williams has the desperate energy of a man approaching 40 with nothing to show for his life--and a disapproving, disappointed father he's constantly trying to impress. Jerry Stiller is great as Williams's seeming friend, who hooks him into a business deal guaranteed to change his life and his luck.  (英文發音, 93 min.)
The Sheltering Sky


Are you tourist or traveler? Kit and Port Moresby find the distinction important. A tourist wants comforts of home. A traveler seeks adventure. Kit and Port travelers, drawn by desire and destiny to the Sahara. There they will follow their passionate obsession almost to oblivion in an attempt to recapture the love they once shared.

The Scarlet Letter (John Escott)

CD eng/ 407 E74s

Scarlet is the colour of sin, and the letter 'A' stands for 'Adultery'. In the 1600s, in Boston, Massachusetts, love was allowed only between a husband and a wife. A child born outside marriage was a child of sin. Hester Prynne must wear the scarlet letter on her dress for the rest of her life. How can she ever escape from this public shame?

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Turn of the Screw, The


Young English governess on her first assignment at the remote abd ominous Bly Manor estate. Believing that the two young orphans in her care have come under the evil, depraved influence of the manor's resident ghost, the sexually repressed governess becomes obsessed with saving the children from what sees as a mortal threat to their very souls.

The Turn of the Screw (2000)

(Henry James)

Henry James' The Turn of the Screw

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Jodhi May, Pam Ferris and Colin Firth (in Pride and Prejudice, Shakespeare in Love) star in this chilling adaptation of Henry James' gripping horror story, The Turn of the Screw. A naive, young governess (May) is hired by a charming bachelor (Firth) to look after his two young children in a grand mansion in rural England. She is determined to make the most of her situation, despite the Master's strange stipulation that she never contact him. Her first impressions are all good—the house is beautiful, the housekeeper (Ferris) is friendly, the children are lovely and the job is a perfect delight. But then, she sees the ghosts of the former valet, Peter Quint and a previous governess, Miss Jessel, and everything changes. The young governess is convinced that the children can see the ghosts, that they can communicate with them, and that their very souls are in danger. She feels she alone can save them from a horrifying fate. This provocative adaptation breathes new life into James's morbid Victorian obsession with sexuality and morality.  --Amazon



Tales of Mystery and Imagination

(Margret Naudi)

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The human mind is a dark, bottomless pit, and sometimes it works in strange and frightening ways. That sound in the night - is it a door banging in the wind, or a murdered man knocking inside his coffin? This work presents a collection of short stories that explore the world of the imagination, where fear lies in every mind.

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Washington Square (Kieran McGovern)

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When a handsome young man begins to court Catherine Sloper, she feels she is very lucky. But in New York, in the 1840s, young ladies are not free to marry where they please. Catherine must have her father's permission, and Dr Sloper is a rich man. One day, Catherine will have a fortune of 30,000 dollars a year.

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Short Stories


To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

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TO BUILD A FIRE is a 56-minute episode from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's 1981 mini-series `Jack London's Tales of the Klondike.' Directed by David Cobham, narrated by Orson Welles and starring Ian Hogg as the man, it is a faithful adaptation. Which, in this case, is a mixed blessing. London wrote from inside his characters, and what happened - the action - almost always shared equal billing with the character's reaction to that action. His masterpiece, The Call of the Wild, is written from a dog's point-of-view! The challenge presented by works like Call of the Wild and To Build a Fire is to bring that inner voice to the surface. This program met the challenge, with middling success, by having Welles read pertinent sentences from the story over the action.  --Amazon
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
(Katherine Anne Porter) 

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Granny Weatherall (Geraldine Fitzgerald) is a spunky old lade of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper had in her destiny.

One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life.

Adapted from the short story by acclaimed writer Katherine Anne Porter ("Ship of Fools"), The Jilting of Granny Weatherall reminds us of the plight of many women who wait for life to claim them, rather than seek life out for themselves.

Starring Geraldine Fitzgerald (Monterey Home Video) (Approx. running time: 57 mins)

Paul's Case (Willa Cather)

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Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it, Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and subsequently running off the glamorous New York City.

Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of` Kfrom a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take.

In a powerful and intense performance, Eric Roberts ("Star 80") plays the title role in author Willa Cather's PAUL'S  CASE. As the tortured and tragic young man, Roberts brings to life this classic American story of a sensitive soul pitted against an uncaring materialistic society.

Starring Eric Roberts and Michael Higgens (Monterey Home Video) (Approx. running time: 52 mins)

A Rose for Emily (William Faulkner)

Gold Award-Houston International Film Festival Golden Eagle` XC. I. N. E.

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Angelican Huston stars in William Faulkner` `8s classic tale of love and madness set in the deep South. Miss Emily Grierson was the fading aristocrat of a small Southern town. When she was young, her tyrannical father drove away all her suitors. Finally free after his death, Miss Emily quickly succumbed to the advances of a Yankee day laborer. Only years later does the town realize the chilling consequences of this ill-fated romance.

A ROSE FOR EMILY is the suspenseful tale of a Southern belle driven mad by isolation and her allegiance to the past. Adapted from a short story by Novel Prize-winning author William Faulkner, it is at once a twentieth century gothic romance, a psychological study of isolation, and a look at the decay of the old South.

Starring Angelica Huston, John Randolph, John Carradine  (Pyramid Home Video) (PHV 9127/27 mins, 1982 Chubbuck Cinema Company All Rights Reserved)

The Yellow Wall Paper (Short story by Charlotte Perkin Gilman; A film by Marie Ashton)

Distributed by: Women Make Movies

813 Y43 Ve  1977

This short dramatic film brings to life the classic Charlotte Perkins Gilman story of the same name, which has become an important addition to America.  (Color, 1977, 14 mins)


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