[DWJ] Film Rights and miscellaneous rants.

Phil Boswell phil.boswell at gmail.com
Wed May 23 06:11:22 EDT 2007


On 23/05/07, Otter Perry <ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com> wrote:
[snip]
> 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?
-- 
Phil
...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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