Sunday, July 21, 2013

Book Ad of the Week: BLUE MERIDIAN (1971)

April 25, 1971

Blue Meridian
by Peter Matthiessen
Random House, 1971

This non-fiction book, an account of author Peter Matthiessen's experiences working on the shark documentary BLUE WATER, WHITE DEATH (1971), was never made into a major motion picture. However, Signet did publish it as a BLUE WATER, WHITE DEATH movie tie-in paperback in 1973.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Book Ad of the Week: UNCLE FRANK (1973)

December 9, 1973

Uncle Frank
by Leonard Katz
Drake Publishers, 1973

In addition to writing the foreword to Leonard Katz's book, Anthony Quinn secured the film rights and was going to play Frank Costello in the movie adaptation, but no movie was ever produced.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Book Ad of the Week: BRIEF CANDLE (1990)

June 27, 1990

Brief Candle
by Martin Boris
Crown Publishers, 1990

No major motion picture was produced. A made for TV movie was announced for ABC, but even that was never made.