Shorts On Film
You've seen the film, now read the story. This selection focuses on classic stories that have influenced films. While some celluloid counterparts are simple translations to screen, many add interesting ideas of their own - through a particularly imaginative realisation (The Happy Prince), an expansion (Sleepy Hollow) or an unexpected reworking (Ruthless People).
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Two kidnappers fail to heed the old adage - never work with children.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A first person account of a man's torture at the hands of The Spanish Inquisition.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A penniless man is bet that he can't survive for a month - starting and ending with nothing but an implausible, but real, £1,000,000 note. Trading Places, Brewster's Millions. . . . .
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow include Ichabod, the lovely Katrina and very possibly a headless ghost.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A modern fairy tale about the selfless acts of a golden statue and a migrating swallow.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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by Saki
When Henri Deplis becomes the canvas for the final masterpiece of the great tatoo artist Andreas Pincini, he finds that life as a living work of art is far from easy.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story - so fully realised that many took it to be true - of a young soldier who curses his country and is sentenced never to set foot in it again.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A young girl falls in love with a mysterious stranger, shipwrecked in the bay near her village.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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