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The Art of Adaptation: Turning Fact and Fiction into Film (Owl Books) Paperback – 1 Feb 1992

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  • Paperback: 238 pages
  • Publisher: Henry Holt & Company (Feb. 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805016260
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805016260
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
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" Should be required reading...clear, thorough, and extremely helpful. I highly recommend it." -- Richard Zanuck, producer of "Driving Miss Daisy"
" Once you have a piece of source material, adapting it for film seems simple. It isn' t-- as we have all learned. But it will be easier in the future, thanks to Linda Seger' s comprehensive and artful book." -- Stan Margulies, producer of "Roots "and "Separate but Equal "


“Should be required reading...clear, thorough, and extremely helpful. I highly recommend it.”—Richard Zanuck, producer of "Driving Miss Daisy"
“Once you have a piece of source material, adapting it for film seems simple. It isn’t—as we have all learned. But it will be easier in the future, thanks to Linda Seger’s comprehensive and artful book.”—Stan Margulies, producer of "Roots "and "Separate but Equal "


"Should be required reading...clear, thorough, and extremely helpful. I highly recommend it."--Richard Zanuck, producer of "Driving Miss Daisy"
"Once you have a piece of source material, adapting it for film seems simple. It isn't--as we have all learned. But it will be easier in the future, thanks to Linda Seger's comprehensive and artful book."--Stan Margulies, producer of "Roots "and "Separate but Equal "


Should be required reading...clear, thorough, and extremely helpful. I highly recommend it. "Richard Zanuck, producer of Driving Miss Daisy"

Once you have a piece of source material, adapting it for film seems simple. It isn't--as we have all learned. But it will be easier in the future, thanks to Linda Seger's comprehensive and artful book. "Stan Margulies, producer of Roots and Separate but Equal""

"Should be required reading...clear, thorough, and extremely helpful. I highly recommend it." --Richard Zanuck, producer of Driving Miss Daisy

"Once you have a piece of source material, adapting it for film seems simple. It isn't--as we have all learned. But it will be easier in the future, thanks to Linda Seger's comprehensive and artful book." --Stan Margulies, producer of Roots and Separate but Equal

About the Author

Linda Seger has been a script consultant since 1981, working with writers, directors, producers, and companies throughout the world, including Tony Bill, William Kelley, TriStar Pictures, and the New Zealand Film Commission. She has given seminars for ABC and CBS television networks, Embassy Television, the "MacGyver" series, and for producers and writers in Rome, London, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. Dr. Seger is the author of Making a Good Script Great and Creating Unforgettable Characters.



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