Re: RARA-AVIS: john d macdonald

From: James Rogers (
Date: 29 Nov 2000

-----Original Message----- From: KS <> To: <> Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 9:56 AM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: john d macdonald

>> Yes, but the victim family was far more involved and interesting in the
>> than Peck's decently bland tribe in the original. I like both versions.

           I'll agree that the Mom and the Daughter were more developed in the remake but I thought the Dad came off as a bit of a cipher in both....much more of a cipher than he was in the novel. Also the idea of the villain as a child rapist couldn't have been approached very frankly in the climate of 1950s Hollywood (unless you guys can think of an exception to that).


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