The Little Prince Movies & Media Adaptations

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Saint-Exupery's works have been popular on stage and screen since he first wrote them. His first major work Night Flight (1932) was made into a film by United Artists in Hollywood, and into an opera Volo di Notte in Florence in 1939, with original music by Luigi Dallapiccola. Southern Mail (1934; Courrier Sud, 1929) became a screenplay by Billom in 1937. The Little Prince has appeared in numerous film versions and adaptations. Most films of The Little Prince fail to transmit the unique style and tone of Saint-Exupery. One of the Hollywood productions (1974) starred Richard Kiley as the Aviator, Steven Warner, Bob Fosse, and Gene Wilder, with a score by Lerner and Lowe. A five-part, animated series for younger children (1986), directed by Jameson Brewer, is recommended by the National Educational Association.

Audio recordings of The Little Prince have always been very popular, among the best, Gerard Philippe's interpretation.

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