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It's a TV special, but I gotta mention the very scene my avatar represents in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS where Lucy actually mentions climacaphobia, gephyrobia, pantophobia, etc

 

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eight hundred seventeenth category
 

British writers whose works are often adapted for the screen

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William Shakespeare

H.G. Wells

J.K. Rowling

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Charles Dickens

Agatha Christie

George Bernard Shaw

Jane Austen

Emily, Charlotte & Anne Bronte

John Le Carre

Noel Coward

Harold Pinter

George Eliot

Thomas Hardy

Evelyn Waugh

J.R.R. Tolkien

Dorothy Sayers

Daphne du Maurier

Helen MacInnes

Alistair MacLean

Ian Fleming

 

 

 

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Sir Arthur Conan DoyleRelated image  

D.H. Lawrence  Image result for dh lawrence

Leslie Charteris  Related image

(Doyle and Charteris weren't Brit-born, but were considered British writers)

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John Wyndham: Village of the DamnedThe Day of the Triffids

J. G. Ballard: Crash (1996), High-RiseEmpire of the Sun

Edgar Wallace: 226 films & TV shows based on his works.

W. Somerset Maugham

Graham Greene

Arthur C. Clarke

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Oscar Wilde

John Osborne

David Hare

Robert Bolt

Peter Shaffer

Anthony Shaffer

T. S. Eliot

Joe Orton 

Michael Frayn

Terence Rattigan

Alan Ayckbourn

Ronald Harwood

Enid Bagnold

Alan Bennett

Henry Fielding

Daniel Defoe

Robert Louis Stevenson

Rudyard Kipling

George Orwell

James Joyce

Joseph Conrad

Virginia Woolf

Anthony Burgess

P. D. James

J. M. Barrie

G. K. Chesterton

Dick Francis

Colin Dexter

 

 

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Includes all U.K. 

Jonathan Swift

Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting)

Roald Dahl

C.S. Forester

Anna Sewell (Black Beauty)

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (AKA Lewis Carroll)

A.J. Cronin (The Citadel)

A.E.W. Mason (The Four Feathers)

Margery Sharp (Cluny Brown)

Margaret Kennedy (The Constant Nymph)

James Hilton

Nicholas Shakespeare (The Dancer Upstairs)

P.C. Wren (Beau Geste)

Rafael Sabatini (of Italian-English citizenry wrote Captain Blood, Scaramouche, The Sea Hawk)

Frederick Forsyth (Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File)

Tom Stoppard

 

 

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John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman

J. G. Ballard - Crash

Jeannette Winterson - Oranges are not the Only Fruit (became a BBC TV drama)

Kazuo Ishiguro - The Remains of the Day

Irvine Welsh - Trainspotting

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1 hour ago, MarshaKatz said:

Kazuo Ishiguro - The Remains of the Day

good one--I love the book and the movie

Is it the same category today?

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31 minutes ago, marcar said:

good one--I love the book and the movie

Is it the same category today?

I am running late...I will post today's category shortly. Thanks for your patience.

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Including all U.K.

Bram Stoker (all those Dracula films thanks to him)

Thomas Hardy - Far from the Madding Crowd, Tess of the D'Ubervilles

C.S. Lewis - Chronicles of Narnia 

Douglas Adams - Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

J.B. Priestly - The Old Dark House 

Colin MacInnes - Absolute Beginners

Helen Fielding - all those endless Bridget Jones movies

Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar

Dody Smith - 101 Dalmatians (I read Cruella de Vil is based on Tallulah Bankhead)

Ian McEwan - Atonement

 

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Catch-22

Johnny Got His Gun

Coming Home

Deer Hunter

Apocalypse Now

Full Metal Jacket

Paths of Glory

Platoon

Das Boot

Roma, Citta Aperta

Grand Illusion

Hearts and Minds (doc)

The Killing Fields

Gallipoli

The Great Dictator

Oh What a Lovely War

Gardens of Stone

J'accuse

From Here to Eternity

 

 

 

 

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BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY

THE GREAT DICTATOR

HEARTS AND MINDS

THE AMERICANIZATION OF EMILY

SHENANDOAH

FRIENDLY PERSUASION

THE DEER HUNTER

COMING HOME

THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI

DAS BOOT

FAIL-SAFE (1964)

FRIENDLY FIRE (ABC TV MOVIE 1979)

HOME OF THE BRAVE

KING OF HEARTS

LITTLE BIG MAN

M*A*S*H

THE SAND PEBBLES

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Lots of foreign films in this category besides the ones I mentioned:

Hiroshima Mon Amour (Alain Resnais)

Les Carabiniers (Godard)

Les Croix de Bois

L'Ennemi Intime

La Grande Guerra

Hotel Terminus (doc)

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Hayao Miyazaki anime based on his manga)

The Sorrow and the Pity (doc by Max Ophuls, frequently cited in Woody Allen films)

 

 

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THE VICTORS

TWO WOMEN

A SPECIAL DAY

TOO LATE THE HERO

SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON 

SALVADOR

THE RACK

THE MEN

ON THE BEACH

HAIR

THE FOUR HORSEMAN OF THE APOCALYPSE (1921)

FAHRENHEIT 9/11

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2 minutes ago, MarshaKatz said:

TWO WOMEN

One of my all-time favorite anti-war movies. Can't believe I forgot it. I just watched it on Sophia Loren day. Glad you included it.

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