Index of Film Adaptations

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)
    starring Mickey Rooney & Rex Ingram, directed by Richard Thorpe (Loew's)


  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, A Musical Adaptation (1974)
    starring Jeff East & Paul Winfield, d. J. Lee Thompson (Reader's Digest)


  • The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
    starring Elijah Wood & Courtney B. Vance, d. Stephen Sommers (Walt Disney)


  • Daisy Miller (1974)
    starring Cybill Shepherd & Barry Brown, d. Peter Bogdanovich (Paramount)


  • Grand Isle (1991)
    Kelly McGillis' made-for-TV movie of The Awakening, d. Mary Lambert (Turner)


  • The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
    starring Audie Murphy, d. John Houston (MGM)


  • Carrie (1952)
    starring Jennifer Jones & Laurence Olivier, d. William Wyler (Paramount)


  • Tom and Viv (1994)
    starring Willem Dafoe & Miranda Richardson, d. Brian Gilbert (Miramax)


  • The Sun Also Rises (1957)
    starring Tyrone Power & Ava Gardner, d. Henry King (20th Century Fox)


  • The Sound and the Fury (1959)
    starring Yul Brynner, Joanne Woodward & Margaret Leighton, d. Martin Ritt (20th Century Fox)


  • The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
    starring Henry Fonda, d. John Ford (Twentieth Century Fox)


  • Sylvia (2003)
    starring Gwyneth Paltrow, d. Christine Jeffs (BBC)



  • SOURCES: The Classic American Novel and the Movies, ed. Gerald Peary and Roger Shatzkin (New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1977); The Modern American Novel and the Movies, ed. Peary and Shatzkin (New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1978).
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