Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Laura and film adaptation

Date: 25 Jul 2006

In a message dated 7/25/06 1:57:25 PM, writes:

> here are few more
> exceptions.
> BULLITT (from Robert L. Pike's MUTE WITNESS)
> DIE HARD II (from Walter Wager's 58 MINUTES)
> THE DESPERATE HOURS (the Bogart version not the Mickey
> Roarke version)
> THE BIG HEAT (I don't necessarily agree that it's an
> exception, but William P. McGivern is on record as
> thinking that the film improves on his novel)
> THE 39 STEPS (the '35 version; I might also add here
> Hitchcock's two uncredited remakes SABOTEUR and NORTH
> Other might have additional suggestions.

Steven Soderbergh's version of OUT OF SIGHT over Elmore Leonard's

Michael Mann's MANHUNTER over Thomas Harris' RED DRAGON

John Lau

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