Leader of the Redskins and Others, 1952
Book: “Gifts of the Magi,” O. Henry
Film: “Leader of the Redskins and Others …”, 1952, directors: Henry Koster, Henry Hathaway, Jean Negulesco, Howard Hawks, Henry King
“Redskin Chief and Others” is a 1952 film by five American novelists and directors based on five short stories. However, Henry, in the Christmas story, The Gifts of the Magi. The story is an interpretation of the biblical story of the Adoration of the Magi. The main characters sacrifice the most precious things. They have to in order to bring happiness to one another.
Since Della decides to sell her luxurious brown curls as part of the treasure it was the object of their shared pride and to buy her husband and its platinum chain for his gold watch (the second “treasure”). Because, Jim sells his watch to buy an expensive set of combs, which Della has long dreamed of. But that doesn’t spoil the celebration of two loving hearts at all. Their love seems to paint the world with their love, which does not give the reader or viewer a gloomy, uncomfortable feeling.
Don Quixote (1957)
Book: “The Cunning Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha,” Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Film: Don Quixote (1957), directed by Grigory Kozintsev
Since, if Scarlet Sails shows your child the story of a fantastically fulfilled dream, The film, directed by Grigory Kozintsev, brings schoolchildren back to reality and pushes the ideal against the everyday. However, The Spanish writer conceived of the novel as a parody of chivalrous novels, which he succeeded in doing very well. In the world, Don Quixote is perceived as an archetype of human nature and interpreted as such. Because, a psychological category, giving rise even to the philosophical concept of “Donquixotism”. This image has subsequently been repeatedly used in fiction by other authors, who have given it their own interpretation, parodied it, or referred to it.
The novel has been translated into all European languages and is still. One of the most popular books, and in 2002, was named the best novel in world literature. Because, This film about the famous story of chivalry, shown in a kind of parody, was first shown in 1957 and nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.