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August 2012: Movie/TV Adaptation Month

A monthly discussion on varying themes guided by our members. (Book of the Month discussions through December 2011 can be found in this section too.)
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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Mon August 27th, 2012, 10:21 am

Oh I love Muppet Christmas Carol!
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Post by Brenna » Mon August 27th, 2012, 3:14 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Oh I love Muppet Christmas Carol![/quote]

By far my favorite of them all!!
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Post by Justin Swanton » Tue August 28th, 2012, 11:06 am

[quote=""MLE""]Justin, I don't think the Sound of Music was intended to be an adaptation of Maria Von Trapp's autobiography. They just loosely based the musical on her story. [/quote]

True, but the musical buried the book and the real story with it.
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Post by DianeL » Tue August 28th, 2012, 11:10 pm

REALLY interesting adaptation I caught on Netflix streaming last night: http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/2012/08 ... nment.html

Posted about this in the Movies etc. thread as well.
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