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Old 08-23-2019, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by What Exit? View Post
Happens more with music. also happens with Books to Movies like your example of Jaws.

Books to movies:
Jurassic Park
The Godfather to The Godfather & The Godfather part II
About the ones making the Godfather movies: Mario Puzo was already a writer of novels, but he had no experience on screenwriting, however he was given the task to make the screenplays of his books:
PUZO: Yeah, I mean, it was a cinch because it was the first time I'd ever written a screenplay, so I didn't know what I was doing. You know, it's - and it came out right. And the story I tell is that after I had won two Academy Awards, you know, for the first two "Godfathers," I went out and bought a book on screenwriting because I figured I'd better learn...

GROSS: (Laughter).

PUZO: ...You know, what it's about because it was sort of off the top of my head. And then the first chapter - the book said, "study "Godfather I." It's the model of a screenplay". So I was stuck with the book.

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