Table of Contents

Film and Literature Combinations

Film Summaries, Film Casts, Film Makers

Introductions

Wuthering Heights (1847), Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights Screenplay (1938), Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Wuthering Heights (1939), directed by William Wyler
Los Abismos de Pasion (1954), directed by Luis Buñuel

Washington Square (1880), Henry James
The Heiress (1948), Ruth and Augustus Goetz
The Heiress (1949), directed by William Wyler

The Turn of the Screw (1898), Henry James
The Innocents (1950), William Archibald
The Innocents (1961), directed by Jack Clayton

Pygmalion (1913), George Bernard Shaw
Pygmalion (1938), directed by Anthony Asquith and Leslie Howard
My Fair Lady (1956), Alan J. Lerner/Frederick Loewe
My Fair Lady (1964), directed by George Cukor

A Doll's House (1879), Henrik Ibsen
A Doll's House (1973), directed by Joseph Losey
A Doll's House (1973), directed by Patrick Garland

A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Tennessee Williams
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), directed by Elia Kazan

Glossary of Film Terms

Film Summaries, Film Casts, Film Makers

Table of Contents--Film Summaries, Film Casts, Film Makers

Introductions
Can Unhappy Endings Be Happy?
..Joe Benton
Elements of the Cinematic Periodic Table
..Joe Benton
The Pursuit of Unhappiness
..Jarrod Bock
That’s Not Fair
..Alicia Cassady
The Truth Hurts Sometimes
..Alicia Cassady
Lies and Deception in Film and Literature
..Tommy Dillard
Playing the Parts
..Tommy Dillard
Misery Loves Company
..Alicia Hughes
Not So Happily Ever After
..Bekah Jarvis
“Malt Does More Than Milton Can”
..Sarah Landolt
The Not So Happy Endings
..Maggie McKay
Who Controls This Situation?
..Maggie McKay
The Importance of Yin and Yang
..Casey Northcutt
And the Award Goes To…
..Ashley Stensland
When Two Became One
..Ashley Stensland
Unhappily after All
..Chelsie Taylor
Misery for the Sake of Happiness
..Lorrie Veach
The Cinematography of Harry Stradling
..Justin Wylie
Table of Contents--Introductions

Wuthering Heights
Keep it in Written Words
..Alicia Cassady
The Best Part Was the Ending
..Thomas Dillard
Wuthering Heights: Again…
..Hunter Ford
To Paradise with the Devil
..Andrew Hildenbrand
The Film That Did It All
..Alicia Hughes

Los Abismos de Passion--Wuthering Heights
Animal Deaths Foreshadow in Film
..Jessica Heacock
A Soap Opera before Its Time
..Tiffany Melton

Wuthering Heights versus Los Abismos de Pasion
Wyler’s Was Worth Watching
..Brooke Dunbar
Brontë’s Story Diverges in Two Ways on Screen
..Jessica Heacock
Abyss of Passion
..Andrew Hildenbrand
Latin Passion Brings Life to Wuthering Heights
..Sarah Landolt
Some of the Differences between Wuthering Heights and Los Abismos de Pasion
..Maggie McKay
The Tame and the Wild
..Casey Northcutt
Wuthering Heights: Not Just Another Drama
..Brian Schuldt
If You Are Going to Remake a Movie, Stick to the Story Line
..Ashley Stensland
Wuthering Heights versus Los Abismos de Passion
..Chelsie Taylor
Table of Contents--Wuthering Heights

Washington Square--The Heiress
Bringing James’s Washington Square to Cinematic Life
..Autumn Boaz
She Was No Fool
..Andrea Broach
Not Just Another Teen Movie
..Alicia Cassady
The Heiress: Identify with Catherine
..Brooke Dunbar
Dr. Sloper in The Heiress
..Thomas Dillard
William Wyler Equals Brilliance
..Gregory Humkey
Catherine, the Heroine
..Sarah Landolt
Hope versus Box Office
..Casey Northcutt
Catherine: A Carefully Developed Character
..Derek Owen
Washington Square and The Heiress: Not Much to Look At
..Brian Schuldt
Good Music + Good Set = A Success
..Ashley Stensland

Washington Square--The Heiress versus Wuthering Heights
Cathy versus Catherine
..Maggie McKay

Washington Square--The Heiress versus Wuthering HeightsLos Abismos de Pasion

Washington Square--The Heiress versus Wuthering Heights versus Los Abismos de Pasion
Table of Contents--Washington Square

The Turn of the Screw--The Innocents
Something to Hide
..Autumn Boaz
Crossing the Line
..Alicia Cassady
The Innocents: Ignorance Is Bliss
..Brooke Dunbar
Both Versions Have Their Virtues
..Jessica Heacock
Re-Turn of the Screw
..Andrew Hildenbrand
Sensing Ghosts
..Andrew Hildenbrand
Did the Governess Have a “Screw” Loose?
..Alicia Hughes
In This Case, Older Is Better
..Sarah Landolt
Novels Win. Always.
..Casey Northcutt
The Proper Atmosphere and a Good Story
..Derek Owen
The Turn of the Screw and The Innocents: A Good Ghost Story, Real or Not
..Brian Schuldt

The Turn of the Screw--The Innocents versus Wuthering Heights
Table of Contents--The Turn of the Screw

Pygmalion
Past versus Present
..Andrea Broach
Pygmalion Was Pretty Perfect
..Brooke Dunbar
Pygmalion: A Romance Story
..Sarah Landolt
Pygmalion versus Washington Square versus The Heiress
Changing Minds and Hearts
..Andrew Hildenbrand

Pygmalion--My Fair Lady
The Most Energetic Film
.Autumn Boaz
My Fair Lady: Quite a Fair Movie
..Brooke Dunbar
Just Sing What You Mean!
..Alicia Hughes
A Most Joyous Musical
..Derek Owen
Eliza’s Cinderella Story
..Ashley Stensland
Extreme Life Makeover
..Ashley Stensland
Did the Music Make the Story Better?
..Justin Wylie
Lip-Syncing?
..Justin Wylie

Pygmalion versus My Fair Lady
Eliza’s Transformation
..Autumn Boaz
“I Am a Good Girl, I Am;” But Which One Was Better?
..Alicia Cassady
Pygmalion and My Fair Lady: The Leading Ladies
..Jessica Heacock
Song and Dance Is Not Everything
..Casey Northcutt
Pygmalion and My Fair Lady: Musical or Nonmusical
..Brian Schuldt
Balance of Songs and Dialogue
..Justin Wylie
The “Happy Ever After” Question
..Justin Wylie

Pygmalion--My Fair Lady versus Wuthering HeightsLos Abismos de Pasion

Pygmalion--My Fair Lady versus Washington Square--The Heiress
Let Us Be Realistic: Realism Matters
..Jessica Heacock

Pygmalion versus My Fair Lady versus The Turn of the Screw--The Innocents
Table of Contents--Pygmalion

A Doll's House Jane Fonda
My Least Favorite Film
..Autumn Boaz
A Doll’s House: A Picture Perfect Life…Or Is It?
..Brooke Dunbar
Actions Lead to Omission of a Happy Ending
..Ashley Henderson
An Effective Cinematic Rendering of A Doll’s House
..Ashley Henderson
Nora’s Character in A Doll’s House
..Ashley Henderson
A Doll’s House or a Prison Escape?
..Tiffany Melton

A Doll's House Jane Fonda versus Pygmalion

A Doll's House Jane Fonda versus Pygmalion--My Fair Lady

A Doll's House Claire Bloom
Negative Feminist Message
..Jessica Heacock
The (Un)Happy Ending
..Jessica Heacock
Cleaning the House of Webs of Deceit
..Andrew Hildenbrand
Playtime Is Over
..Alicia Hughes

A Doll's House Claire Bloom
versus Washington Square--The Heiress

A Doll's House Claire Bloom
versus Washington Square--The Heiress

A Doll's House Claire Bloom versus Pygmalion

A Doll's House Jane Fonda versus Claire Bloom
A Doll's House of Cards
..Andrew Hildenbrand
Deus ex Machina Reborn
..Sarah Landolt
Same Movie…Different Leading Ladies
..Tiffany Melton
Good versus Bad Acting
..Casey Northcutt
Not a True Classic
..Derek Owen
A Doll’s House: Could It Get Any Worse?
..Brian Schuldt
Anthony Hopkins versus David Warner
..Justin Wylie

A Doll's House Jane Fonda versus Claire Bloom versus Washington Square
Lessons of Life
..Andrea Broach

A Doll's House Jane Fonda versus Claire Bloom versus Pygmalion versus My Fair Lady
Table of Contents--A Doll's House

A Streetcar Named Desire
A Most Thought-Provoking Film
..Autumn Boaz
Gerascophobia: The Fear of Growing Old
..Alicia Cassady
Setting in A Streetcar Named Desire
..Thomas Dillard
Two Deteriorating Characters
..Thomas Dillard
Catching My Attention
..Laura Girten
Sticking out in My Mind
..Laura Girten
A Toned-Down Cinematic Version
..Jessica Heacock
A Streetcar Named Desire: A Bad Marital Relationship
..Ashley Henderson
They Are All Mad
..Andrew Hildenbrand
Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures
..Sarah Landolt
Should I Stay, or Should I Go?
..Casey Northcutt
Fuss and Controversy
..Derek Owen
The Real World
..Jacob Savage
A Streetcar Named Desire: Not Just Brando
..Brian Schuldt
Is This Real Life; Is This Just Fantasy?
..Jayson Spain
Marlon Brando: Transformer
..Michael Taylor
The Effect of Brando’s Stanley on the Future of Film
..Justin Wylie
Happy or Unhappy?
..Justin Wylie

A Streetcar Named Desire versus Wuthering Heights
If It Is Not Broke, Do Not Fix It
..Casey Northcutt
The Train-Wreck Theory of Film and Literature
..Brian Schuldt

A Streetcar Named Desire versus The Turn of the Screw--The Innocents

A Streetcar Named Desire versus Pygmalion--My Fair Lady

A Streetcar Named Desire versus A Doll's House Jane Fonda

A Streetcar Named Desire versus A Doll's House Jane Fonda versus Claire Bloom

A Streetcar Named Desire versus A Doll's House Jane Fonda versus Claire Bloom
Is She Still Your Wife When She Leaves?
..Maggie McKay
Table of Contents--A Streetcar Named Desire

Glossary of Film Terms
. .Gregory Campbell

Table of Contents--Glossary of Film Terms

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