Luscious at the movies: The Great Gatsby film and TV adaptations

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Luscious at the movies: A quick look at the various film and TV adaptations of The Great Gatsby, including filming locations for each production…

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The Great Gatsby is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940) in 1922 during the Roaring Twenties in New York City and Long Island, New York, becoming a literary classic upon publication in 1925.

It has been made into several film, television, musical, operatic, radio and computer game adaptations – read more here.

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Looking for more content related to The Great Gatsby? See our summary of all the Gatsby-related posts on Luscious here:

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Historical style: Summary of our posts relating to The Great Gatsby and the 1920s

A quick look at our posts relating to The Great Gatsby and the 1920s

 

 

The following is a quick summary of each film, including filming locations, where known.

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The Great Gatsby (1926)

Starring: Warner Baxter, Lois Wilson, William Powell, Georgia Hale, Neil Hamilton, Carmelita Geraghty

Filming locations: 

Special note:  No footage of the film survives other than the 1 minute trailer, which is included as one of the 50 films in the 3-disk boxed DVD set called More Treasures from American Film Archives, 1894-1931 (2004), compiled by the National Film Preservation Foundation from five American film archives. It is preserved by the Library of Congress (AFI/Jack Tillmany collection).

Watch the trailer: YouTube

Read more: WikipediaIMDB

Buy the DVD: Amazon

Photo from the 1926 production of The Great Gatsby

 

 

The Great Gatsby (1949)

Starring: Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Shelley Winters, Macdonald Carey, Ruth Hussey, Barry Sullivan, Howard Da Silva, Elisha Cook Jr

Filming locations: 

Read more: WikipediaIMDB

Watch a scene from the film: YouTube

Buy the DVD: Amazon

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The Great Gatsby (1974)

Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Sam Waterston, Bruce Dern, Karen Black, Scott Wilson, Lois Chiles, Howard Da Silva, Roberts Blossom, Edward Herrmann

Filming locations: 

Read more: WikipediaIMDB

Watch the trailer: YouTube

Buy the DVD: Amazon

Buy the soundtrack: Amazon

Photos of Robert Redford as Jay Gatsby in the 1974 film version of The Great Gatsby

 

The Great Gatsby (2000)

Starring: Toby Stephens, Mira Sorvino, Paul Rudd, Martin Donovan, Francie Swift, Heather Goldenhersh

Filming locations: 

Read more: WikipediaIMDB

Watch scenes from the film: YouTube

Buy the DVD: Amazon

Toby Stephens as Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby 2000

 

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Elizabeth Debicki

Filming locations: 

Related posts:

Read more: WikipediaIMDB, official site

Watch the trailer: YouTube

Pre-order the soundtrack: Amazon

Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in the 2013 production of The Great Gatsby

 

 

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Buy the book now and see this summary of all our Gatsby content for lots more.

Cheers, Natasha
www.myLusciousLife.com

 

 

 


 

 

 

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