The Turn of the Screw Movies & Media Adaptations

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The Turn of the Screw was adapted as a television movie and shown by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) in 1959. The production was directed by John Frankenheimer and starred Ingrid Bergman as the governess, Isobel Elsom as Mrs. Grose, Paul Stevens I as Peter Quint, and Laurinda Barrett as Miss Jessel.

The Turn of the Screw was adapted as a television movie and shown by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) in 1974. Directed by Dan Curtis, the production stars Lynn Redgrave as the governess, Megs Jenkins as Mrs. Grose, James Laurenson as Peter Quint, and Kathryn Leigh Scott as Miss Jessel and features an ending that differs dramatically from James's original text. The movie is available on video from Artisan Entertainment.

The Turn of the Screw was adapted into an opera with a prologue and two acts in 1954, by the famed English composer, Benjamin Britten. The opera was...

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