Page To Screen: Around the World In Eighty Days

Jules Verne's¬†Around the World In Eighty Days has captured the public's imagination ever since its publication in 1873. It follows Englishman Phileas Fogg and his valet, Frenchman Jean Passepartout, as they go around the world in (surprise, surprise!) eighty days or less. To say Phileas Fogg is precise and punctual is an understatement. We're talking … Continue reading Page To Screen: Around the World In Eighty Days

Page To Screen: Now, Voyager

A little housekeeping: As of today, "Page To Screen" will be appearing here on the first Wednesday of the even-numbered months (as if it's had much time to be anywhere ūüôā ), while the odd-numbered months will feature a companion series. More details coming later. Onward... Now, Voyager is one of Bette Davis's best-known films … Continue reading Page To Screen: Now, Voyager

Page To Screen: Anne of Green Gables

This is the first installment in¬†my new, semi-regular series,¬†"Page To Screen". I thought it would be interesting to analyze books that have been made into films--what was changed, cut, expanded, whether or not the adaptation was effective, and so on. I wasn't planning on starting with¬†Anne of Green Gables,¬†but you know how life is. It … Continue reading Page To Screen: Anne of Green Gables