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A film adaptation was in 1959 starring Burt Lancaster as Reverend Anthony Anderson, Kirk Douglas as Dick Dudgeon and Laurence Olivier as General Burgoyne.
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By and large, Robert McEnroe's adaptation of Maurice Walsh's film, `` The Quiet Man '', provides the entertainment it set out to, and we have a lively musical show if not a superlative one.
The film adaptation, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is based on the American edition of the book ( which Burgess considered to be " badly flawed ").
In 1983, Estonian stage and film actress Ita Ever starred in the Russian language film adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel A Pocket Full of Rye ( using the Russian edition's translated title, The Secret of the Blackbirds ) as the character of Miss Marple.
In 1995, Cuarón released his first feature film produced in the United States, A Little Princess, an adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic novel.
Although filmed in color, instead of black and white as the earlier 1930 film adaptation was, the wasted and desolated landscapes and environment are very effectively conveyed.
There is a chapter about her in Julie Powell ’ s book Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen and appears as herself in the film adaptation.
Lerner and Loewe's run of success continued with their next project, a film adaptation of stories from Colette, the Academy Award winning film musical Gigi, starring Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan and Maurice Chevalier.
Big Brother's face looms from giant telescreens in Victory Square in Michael Radford's Nineteen Eighty-Four ( film ) | 1984 film adaptation of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Other roles for Campbell included the Michael Crichton adaptation Congo, the film version of McHale's Navy, and Escape From L. A., the sequel to John Carpenter's Escape From New York.
In 2009, Panettiere starred again as a cheerleader, this time as Beth Cooper in the film adaptation of the novel I Love You, Beth Cooper.
* In 1990, Gabrielle Beaumont created a film adaptation for a horror anthology television series Nightmare Classics titled " Carmilla ", which is one of the more faithful adaptations of the story, though the setting was transported to post-Civil War Deep South of the United States.
One of his ancestors is John Elwes, who is believed to be the inspiration for Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens ' A Christmas Carol ( 1843 ) ( Elwes played five roles in the 2009 film adaptation of the novel ).
Elwes filmed a film adaptation of Camilla Dickinson in late 2010 where he played Rafferty Dickinson.
Perhaps the best example of a film that straddles the line between his works of personal chaos and psychological confusion is Cronenberg's " adaptation " of his literary hero William S. Burroughs ' most controversial book, Naked Lunch.
In 1971, Trumbo directed the film adaptation of his novel Johnny Got His Gun, which starred Timothy Bottoms, Diane Varsi, Jason Robards and Donald Sutherland.
Backwoods Barbie produced four additional singles, including the title track, which was written as part of her score for 9 to 5: The Musical, an adaptation of her feature film Nine to Five.
Benedict also made a cameo appearance in the 2010 film adaptation of The A-Team as Pensacola Prisoner Milt.
The 1980 novel The Viceroy of Ouidah by Bruce Chatwin is set in Dahomey, as is its film adaptation, Cobra Verde ( 1987 ) by Werner Herzog.
In popular fiction, the two are often made as the same, such as in the film Excalibur, as well as the Disney film adaptation of The Sword in the Stone.
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The film they did after his return was an inconsequential bit of nothing titled Out Of This World, a satire on the Sinatra bobby-soxer craze.
Never a `` quick study '', he now made no attempt to learn his `` lines '' and many a mile of film was wasted, many a scene -- sometimes involving as many as a thousand fellow thespians -- was taken thirty, forty, fifty times because Miss Poitrine's co-star and `` helpmate '' had never learned his part.
Our last joint venture, Sainted Lady, a deeply religious film based on the life of Mother Cabrini, and timed so that its release date would coincide with the beatification of America's first saint in November, 1938, was a fiasco from start to finish.
By the time the film was released we were three million dollars over-spent, war was imminent and the public apparently had forgotten all about Mother Cabrini.
It was a `` potboiler '' made on a `` shoestring '' and not the sort of film I like, as all I had to do was look blank and scream a great deal.
For example, when the film is only four minutes old, Neitzbohr refers to a small, Victorian piano stool as `` Wilhelmina '', and we are thereupon subjected to a flashback that informs us that this very piano stool was once used by an epileptic governess whose name, of course, was Doris ( the English equivalent, when passed through middle-Gaelic derivations, of Wilhelmina ).
Rudyard Kipling's scorn for the `` jargon '' of psychical research was altered somewhat when he wondered `` how, or why, had I been shown an unreleased roll of my life film ''??
This discovery of Melies was vastly more important than his sometimes dazzling, magician's tricks produced on film.
It was Porter, however, who produced the very first movie whose name has lived on through the half century of film history that has since ensued.
Motion picture cameras had been installed to film the audience, the reservation list was being checked out name by name, and a special detail was already at work in the parking lot scrutinizing automobiles for a possible lead.
When arrested, he had the submarine secrets on a roll of candid camera film as well as anti-submarine secrets in Christmas gift wrapping, it was testified.
He said that drawings of the Dreadnought and printed details about the ship were found reproduced in an undeveloped roll of film taken from Lonsdale when he was arrested with the two civil servants outside the Old Vic theater Saturday afternoon, Jan. 7.
And it was interesting to observe that B.B.C.'s television film on Christmas Eve was The Bells Of St. Mary's.
Another source of NBC pride was its rare film clip of Bix Beiderbecke, but this view of the great trumpeter flew by so fast that a prolonged wink would have blotted out the entire glimpse.
Winning the 1951 Best Picture Oscar and numerous other awards, the film was directed by Vincente Minnelli, featured many tunes of Gershwin, and concluded with an extensive, elaborate dance sequence built around the An American in Paris symphonic poem ( arranged for the film by Johnny Green ), costing $ 500, 000.
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The first of the re-releases was The Chaplin Revue ( 1959 ), which included new versions of A Dog's Life, Shoulder Arms and The Pilgrim, and How to Make Movies, a film he had made in 1918 to show his new studio and which had never before been released.
Cecil Blount DeMille ( August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959 ) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films.
Though DeMille completed the film, it proved to be his last, for he never fully recovered, and died on January 21, 1959 of heart failure.
In 1959, Day entered her most successful phase as a film actress with a series of romantic comedies.
In 1959 Daphne Oram produced a novel method of synthesis, her " Oramics " technique, driven by drawings on a 35 mm film strip ; it was used for a number of years at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
One of the most famous was The Apu Trilogy ( 1955 – 1959 ) from critically acclaimed Bengali film director Satyajit Ray, whose films had a profound influence on world cinema, with directors such as Akira Kurosawa, Martin Scorsese, James Ivory, Abbas Kiarostami, Elia Kazan, François Truffaut, Steven Spielberg ,< ref name = unmaderay >
It was eight years before he directed another theatrical film, A Hole in the Head ( 1959 ) with Frank Sinatra, which was his first feature film in color.
* Most Inane Technical Advance: Percepto, designed by William Castle for his 1959 film, The Tingler starring Vincent Price.
He adapted it for a Broadway production in 1959 and an Oscar-winning feature film in 1962, starring Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke.
In 1959, he directed a live action feature film, Ugler i Mosen, which also contained stop motion sequences.
He was also nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his role in the controversial film Missing in 1982, and for his roles in Some Like It Hot ( 1959 ), The Apartment ( 1960 ), Days of Wine and Roses ( 1962 ), The China Syndrome ( 1979 ), and Tribute ( 1980 ).
Hoover was a consultant to Warner Bros. for a 1959 theatrical film about the FBI, The FBI Story, and in 1965 on Warner Bros .' long-running spin-off television series, The F. B. I.
* The Angry Red Planet ( or Invasion of Mars and Journey to Planet Four ), a 1959 science fiction film
The Bates Motel is an important part of Psycho, a 1959 novel by Robert Bloch, and Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film, Psycho.