Re: Don Bluth

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Date: Wed, 15 Feb 1995 23:42:05 -0500 (EST)

> Uh oh, that's like 4 messages in the thread off topic. We're going to get
> complains any time soon. If this conversation keeps up, I'll have to
> create another mailing list. ;-)
Uh-oh, does this make five. Looks like I'm treading on thin ice here...:-#
> Both the ones by Jane Leslie Conly did. They were definately children's
> books.
> But the first book by O'Brien was really awesome! It was different than the
> movie in so many ways, it was a different story! Did anybody else get that
> feeling?
Oooh, YES!!! Which is precisely why, even tho' I've read and re-read it
about a ba-zillion times, I finally went out and bought my own copy a few
days ago.
> ** Ok, here's a spoiler. I'm going to talk about the the first book
> [ scroll down a lot ]
But not too fa---D'OH!!

> Ok, here's some main differences that many people might not know.
> - Jenner was a good guy. Totally. He just didn't agree with Nicodemus's
> idea to move to thorn valley, and took off. Didn't cause any trouble.
> - Mr. Ages was polite.
> - They described in more detail their experience at NIMH.
> - They succeed in moving Mrs. Frisby's cinderblock home. Note the name
> difference.
Don't forget the big one---no magic in the book.

This is one of the few book-to-movie conversions I've seen where the
stories were radically changed, and yet both book AND movie are superb!
Tom Clancy or Anne Rice should be so lucky!

okay, there's a Sonic reference in my .sig somewhere, so this message isn't
a total waste! :-)


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