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In celebration of The Shawshank Redemption's 20th anniversary, Stephen King, author of the source novella adapted by Frank Darabont, looks back at the making of this contemporary American classic. Frank's first Stephen King adaptation was a short but extremely moving version of my story, "The Woman in the Room." He gravitated to the non-supernatural from the first, years before Shawshank. I saw that same feel for "regular people" in his screenplay for Shawshank, but I never thought he'd get it produced, because it was too textured and novelistic.When I first saw it, I realized he'd made...
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A 20th anniversary screening of “The Shawshank Redemption”; restorations of Mary Pickford’s “Little Annie Rooney” and Charlie Chaplin’s “The Bank”; a screening series and panel discussion complementing the landmark Hollywood Costume exhibition; and six diverse films from director Edgar G. Ulmer are all part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ November programs. Ticket holders for Hollywood Costume will receive free same-day admission to Hollywood Costume-related public programs.“THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION”With special guests Frank Darabont, Morgan Freeman and Tim RobbinsThe...
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