Did we find a book even worse than Jaws to cover? Oh, we may have done just that!
TheBook Vs. Moviepodcast goes straight to the 60s (but man, it really feels like the 50s sometimes, no?) Turns out the 1967 classic film starringDustin Hoffmanand directed byMike Nicholswas adapted by an obscure novel by a very peculiar man,Charles Webb.
What are the differences between the two? Which did the Margos like better? Click the link below to find out.
In this episode we discuss:
The unusual life of Charles Webb and his wife Fred!
The career of MIke Nichols up to this point.
The casting of Benjamin Braddock and how different Dustin Hoffman is versus the character described in the book.
How “rebellious” the characters really are (or aren’t)