leonard zapala wrote:
> For a twentieth century French literature class this summer that will
> only if there is enough enrollment (which means I need to do a last
> minute rush
> order), a faculty member would like to show 2 videos based on works of
> literature set in the period between WWI and II. His first choices
> 1. Therese Desqueyroux
> 2. Huis Clos (aka No Exit).
> I have been able to verify that these fims were indeed made, but I
> have not
> been able to find a distributor. He especially wants works based on
> novels by
> Sartre and Camus.
> Other choices are
> Les Mouches (The Flies) (Made during WWII about the
> German occupation--he's
> seen it.),
> Le Mur (The Wall)
> L'Etranger (The Stranger) (Lo Straniero) (There are
> two based on this Camus
> novel. Any feelings about which is best--Orson Welles or Dino
> de Laurentiis/Luchino Visconti? The Orson
> Welles is
> in Bowker.)
> Does anyone know of distributors or rental sources (I've checked
> scads of the
> university catalogs) for any of these?
> Was Andre Malraux's "La Condition Humaine" ever made into a film,
> perhaps by
> another name?
> Our local PBS distributor (who is a real gem) is looking for a source
> for the
> Maigret series aired on PBS. If you know of a source please let me
> I've found a distributor (Facets) for Sartre's "La Putaine
> which we can use if no other Sartre is available.
> Thank you for your help,
> Maria Koehmstedt
> Reference and AV Librarian
> Clatsop Community College Library
> 1680 Lexington
> Astoria, OR 97103
> Welles' THE STRANGER has nothing to do with the Camus novel. It is abou=
> t a Nazi hunter (Edward G. Robinson) is tracking down a Nazi (Orson Welle=
> s) that is a teacher in a Connecticut prep school just after World War =
> II. A&E shows this film (at 4 am) fairly often.
> Lenny Zapala