Based on the novelette Gigi by Colette (comedy...? well, maybe...)
I'd sorta consider the Thin Man series sorta romantic comedy (Dash Hammett)
I scoured the AFI catalog ... nothing...lots of
plays and short stories, but few if any novels!
At 04:22 PM 12/7/2005, you wrote:
>Our public library has begun a quarterly film
>series called “Based on the Book.” Each quarter
>we plan to focus on a particular genre/theme,
>and the upcoming one is Romantic Comedies.
>Perhaps you already see our problem. We’re
>having a great deal of difficulty coming up with
>classic (pre-1970, and preferably earlier)
>romantic comedies that were based on books.
>Already suggested are “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”
>and “The Importance of Being Earnest.” I appeal
>to the vast collective for suggestions…
>Thanks in advance,
>Acquisitions & Technical Services
>Humboldt County Library
>Eureka, CA 95501
Media Resources Center
"Movies are poems, a holy bible, the great mother of us."
Videolib mailing list