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The Cincinnati Kid - Empty-Grave Tango Edition
     

The Cincinnati Kid - Empty-Grave Tango Edition

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by Richard Jessup, A. Nicolai (Editor), Ring Lardner Jr. (Screenplay by), Terry Southern (Screenplay by)
 

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We follow The Kid as he traverses Richard Jessup's pithy text, calculating the odds of his life and preparing for the ultimate showdown with The Man. Then we switch gears and grip the armrests as The Kid is pummeled by Hollywood - and all its sexy, violent card tricks - in the complete text of the screenplay.

Using this Tango edition's unique similarity reporting

Overview

We follow The Kid as he traverses Richard Jessup's pithy text, calculating the odds of his life and preparing for the ultimate showdown with The Man. Then we switch gears and grip the armrests as The Kid is pummeled by Hollywood - and all its sexy, violent card tricks - in the complete text of the screenplay.

Using this Tango edition's unique similarity reporting and comprehensive dialogue matching tools we can then track the transformation of published novel to produced screenplay.

The book contains a complete comparison of all the characters, plots, as well as other interesting observations. Dialogue that the screenplay writers took word-for-word from the book is highlighted and the corresponding novel page numbers are noted. (The eBook release contains reciprocal dialogue linking as well as two complete versions of the book - one with the dialogue similarities marked and the other with no markings or links for pleasure reading.)

The parsed data in this book is a valuable tool for educators, students, novel authors, screenplay writers, readers interested in adaptations, and readers looking to dig into literature in a new and unique way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620890011
Publisher:
Empty-Grave Publishing
Publication date:
01/16/2012
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
687,990
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

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Meet the Author

Richard Jessup (01/01/1925 – 10/27/1982) was born in Savannah, Georgia and died in Nokomis, Florida. He lived in and out of orphanages until age sixteen – when he ran away to join the United States Merchant Marine. In eleven years of seamanship, he claimed he read a book a day and learned to write by typing out the complete text of War and Peace and editing out the errors – he subsequently threw the edited work in the ocean. Jessup was married to Vera in 1944 and had a daughter named Marina. He left the Merchant Marine in 1948 to become a fulltime author. He was at the typewriter ten hours a day.

Jessup’s obituary claims he wrote over sixty novels (only confirmed a bibliography of thirty-four). His first novel, The Cunning and the Haunted, was published in 1954 and filmed as The Young Don’t Cry in 1957. Three other novels were also adapted to film – The Deadly Duo, Chuka, and The Cincinnati Kid. He sold the movie rights to the 1971 novel Foxway but it was never filmed. Jessup published eleven novels – primarily westerns and spy thrillers – as Richard Telfair. His last novel, Threat, was published in 1981.

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The Cincinnati Kid - Empty-Grave Tango Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommended! First I read the book then watched the movie. The movie is good but the book even better. Facinating page turner from a different era.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago