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The encyclopedia of stage plays into film

Author: John C Tibbetts; James M Welsh
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2001.
Series: Facts on File film reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A foreword by the late Steve Allen provides a revealing glimpse behind the scenes of how a stage play is adapted to the big screen, from an actor and writer's point of view. More than 300 entries are classified into three sections: Dramatic Adaptations, Musical Adaptations, and Shakespearean Adaptations. Each entry discusses both the play and the film in detail, highlighting the changes made from stage to screen,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Tibbetts; James M Welsh
ISBN: 0816041555 9780816041558
OCLC Number: 44811711
Description: xxiv, 600 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Theatrical Film: The New Proscenium --
Standard Dramatic Adaptations --
Shakespearean Adaptations --
Musical Theatre Adaptations --
App. Backstage with the Bard.
Series Title: Facts on File film reference library.
Other Titles: Stage plays into film
Responsibility: John Tibbetts and James M. Welsh ; foreword by Steve Allen.

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This volume opens with an introduction that traces the history of stage plays, adapted for the silver screen. Each of the 300 entries are classified within one of three sections - dramatic  Read more...

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