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There are a lot of Salinger-related English class projects on YouTube. This one was our favorite. It mixes synopses of Salinger's plot with a great soundtrack and scenes from Igby Goes Down, a film inspired by the book. Nice work, Levi Gordon!
In 2007, a French writer set out to make a documentary about J.D. Salinger. He tried to meet him. Spoiler alert: he didn't! Here's the trailer.
A scene from a 2008 documentary also called Catching Salinger, focusing on his time at Valley Forge Military Academy.
The filmmakers visit the Natural History Museum in New York.
Holden Caulfield, Guns N' Roses style.