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Video versions : film adaptations of plays on video

Author: Thomas L Erskine; James M Welsh
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Many of our favorite films began as plays - some as well known as Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and some as little known as You've Got Mail's origin, the 1937 play Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo. Video Versions identifies nearly 300 films and their theatrical origins, providing readers with an overview of the films and highlighting similarities and differences to the source plays within the critical commentary.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
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Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606263659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Erskine; James M Welsh
ISBN: 0313301859 9780313301858
OCLC Number: 41612416
Description: xix, 418 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Drama into Film The Films Index
Responsibility: edited by Thomas L. Erskine and James M. Welsh ; with John C. Tibbetts and Tony Williams.

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Many films began as plays - some as famous as Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", some less well known, such as "You've Got Mail", derived from Laszlo's "Parfumerie". This reference identifies nearly  Read more...

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