Re: RARA-AVIS: Adaptions of HB novels

From: Cristoforo (
Date: 17 Jan 2002

> Kevin Burton Smith:
> > Beyond the obvious choice of THE MALTESE FALCON, what are some of the
> > most faithful adaptations of hard-boiled novels into films.

I'm not sure if it's hard boiled or not but "The Hustler" by Walter Tevis. It holds very closely to the book and some of the dialogue is even word for word.


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