Miss Lonelyhearts Movies & Media Adaptations

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Although West did not work on it in Hollywood, Miss Lonelyhearts was eventually adapted into a B motion picture, Advice to the Lovelorn (20th Century Pictures, 1933), with little resemblance to the book. The movie It Could Happen to You (Republic Productions, 1937) is a similarly distant B adaptation, combining A Cool Million with Sinclair Lewis's It Can't Happen Here. The Day of the Locust (Paramount, 1975) was a well-received big-budget movie earning several Oscar nominations.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Miss Lonelyhearts from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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