[DWJ] Film Rights and miscellaneous rants.
phil.boswell at gmail.com
Wed May 23 06:11:22 EDT 2007
On 23/05/07, Otter Perry <ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com> wrote:
> My favorite story of novelizing a movie backwards involves
> the 1962 movie of Taras Bulba. As we all know, it's from a
> novel by Nikolai Gogol. I've never seen the movie, although
> I wanted to at the time, but I read Gogol. Then I saw a
> novelization of the movie in paperback. I thought it was
> very stupid to do that. Very, very stupid.
Unless they could pull a "Princess Bride" out of the hat, but what are the odds?
...who hasn't read the original *or* seen the film, so has no idea how
much of it might or might not be "the good parts"
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