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The following texts and adaptations are organized by the year in which the original text was published or the play was staged. Texts are on the left and their corresponding screen adaptations are to their right.
If there are multiple copies or editions of a work in the ARC Library, the listing will link to a search in the Library catalog. From there, you can filter by American River College to see items at the ARC Library or by "Available Online" to see eBooks and videos that you can access using your Los Rios login (w# + password). Most books are on the second or third floor of the library (see exact location on listing page). All videos are on the first floor of the library on the low shelves behind the computer lab (when entering the library, go straight and then right).
Alice in Wonderland by
Call Number: PR4611 .A7 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Inspired by Lewis Carroll's novels Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.
Call Number: PS1017 .L53 2000 & Online
Based on Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same title.
Multiple versions: 1949 (directed by Mervyn LeRoy); 1970 (miniseries directed by Paddy Russell); 1994 (directed by Gillian Armstrong).
The Wizard of Oz
Call Number: PN1997 .W59 2009 & Online
Based on L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Multiple Versions: 1925 (directed by Larry Semon); 1939 (directed by Victor Fleming).
The Lord of the Rings by
Call Number: PR6039.O32 L633 2004
Publication Date: 2001-12-10
In three parts: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King based on J.R.R Tolkien's novel of the same title.
Academy Award nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
The Princess Bride by
Call Number: PN1995.9.F36 P75 2007
Publication Date: 1987
Based on William Goldman's novel of the same title.
Call Number: PZ7.S4654 H88 2012
Publication Date: 2011
Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
Academy Award winner of 5 awards, including Best Cinematography, and nominee for 11 awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
The Hunger Games by
Call Number: PS3603.D4558 H873 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Based on Suzanne Collins' novel of the same title.