At 09:56 AM 12/8/2005, you wrote:
>Well this is a HUGE subject. Also Earnest was
>based on play not a book so an even larger
>category if you do that. For some reason my top pick is the 1940 version of
>Pride & Prejudice others might include Dr.
>Strangelove, Only Two Can Play ( obscure and probably not on video but very
>good) The Horse’s Mouth, Tight Little Island,
>Topper ( not the most famous ones I grant you but wonderful)
>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
>Proud Resident of a BLUE STATE
>333 W 39th St. 503
>NY NY 10018
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