By Love Possessed went from hardcover to Hollywood. The film has the distinction of being the first movie screened in-flight by an airline. The film stars Lana Turner, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., and Jason Robards.
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I haven’t seen the inkless version. Whatever it’s faults, it certain has to have at least one virtue: it has to be shorter than the novel.