(Short) (based on an original story by)
(based on the novel: "The Haunting of Hill House")
(novel "The Bird's Nest")
After meetings with Franchot Tone in 1950, wrote a screen treatment for a film based on the life of dancer Isadora Duncan. The film never went into production.
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"If I thought this was a valid cross section of the reading public, I would give up writing." (in response to the hate mail that met the publication of her famous story "The Lottery" in The New Yorker, 1948)
Shirley Jackson is arguably most famous for her short story The Lottery
(1996), a dark and sinister tale about an annual game-ritual that takes place each year in a small village with a population circa 300. Whoever draws the final black spot is sacrificed in order to ensure a good harvest the following year. The story has been both lauded and condemned. The Lottery
(1969) is nevertheless ...