(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)
, in his book 'Danse Macabre' devotes a lengthy piece of prose to Jackson's opening paragraph of 'The Haunting of Hill House'. His analysis conveys the sheer unsettling power Jackson evokes in just a few short lines.