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In a bit of a departure from our usual "Hollywood! Adapt This" suggestions of cartoons, video games and blow 'em ups, today we'll be talking about the life and works of noted 20th century poet and playwright, T.S. Eliot. While Eliot's works have inspired numerous other productions (perhaps most notably the Broadway musical Cats, which was based off of his collection of light verse, "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats"), there has yet to be a suitable biographical adaptation of his life and of the works themselves. Hit the jump to learn more about one of the 20th century's greatest literary contributors. Hollywood! Adapt this: the life and works of T.S. Eliot. Who Was T.S. Eliot? Born into a middle-class family in St. Louis, Missouri, Thomas Stearns Eliot formed a deep love of literature at an early age. Prevented from engaging in physical activities such as sports or play due to a medical condition, »

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