The Great Gatsby – Now and Then

“The Great Gatsby” has inspired four big screen translations – in 1926, 1949 and 1974 and now in 2013 by director Baz Luhrmann, as well as TV outings in 1955, 1958, 1999 and 2000, and even a 1926 Broadway play, not to mention a 2011 short called THE GREAT GATSBY IN FIVE MINUTES, which inexplicably has a running time twice that long.

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With the new version eagerly awaited and Amitabh Bachchan making an appearance in this lavish production, here’s an article (By Robert S. Birchard) tracing this journey in American Film, the monthly magazine of American Film Institute.

Link: The Great Gatsby – Then and Now

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