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The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

by Henry James

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Movie or TV Productions

The Turn of the Screw, 1999

A recent-ish BBC version, starring Colin Firth.

In a Dark Place, 2006

A recent modern interpretation…

Britten's Turn of the Screw, 2004

Here's the most recent filmed version of the Britten opera, adapted from the story.

Videos

Colin "Mr. Darcy" Firth in The Turn of the Screw

Here's the beginning to the 1999 BBC version of the story.

Now, with music!

A snippet of the famed Benjamin Britten opera.

The Others trailer

While not totally derived from The Turn of the Screw, The Others seems to have been influenced by James's story.

Images

The Turn of the Screw on Lost!

The book made a brief guest appearance on the popular TV series.

This one gives us the shivers…

Here's the creepy John Singer Sargent painting that's on our cover of Turn of the Screw (the Penguin Classics edition).

Other

Turn of the Screw e-text

Here's an online version from the ever-useful Project Gutenberg site.

The Henry James Scholar's Guide to Websites

Well, a guide to James-related sites, at least.

The Ladder

A great place to start for online research on Henry James.

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