The Great Gatsby novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, 
just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”
 
1926_ Warner Baxter as Jay Gatsby. Director: Herbert Brenon. Trivia: No prints of this film are known to survive.
 
1949_ Alan Ladd as Jay Gatsby. Director: Elliott Nugent. Costume designer: Edith Head.
Trivia: Howard Da Silva also appeared in the 1974 film version of The Great Gatsby as the gangster Meyer Wolfsheim.
 
1974_ Robert Redford as Jay GatsbyDirector: Jack Clayton. Costume designer: Theoni V. Aldredge (won an Oscar for the movie). Trivia: Marlon Brando turned down the role of Jay Gatsby because producers would not submit to his salary demands.

2013_ Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay GatsbyDirector: Baz Luhrmann. Costume designer: Catherine Martin. Trivia: Production was delayed when the director was hit in the head by a moving camera crane, having to then receive three stitches.

Το 1975 η θεσσαλονικία Θεόνη Αθανασίου (σύζυγος του Tom Aldredge) κέρδισε το Όσκαρ καλύτερης ενδυματολόγου.
Έχει λάβει επίσης 3 Tony Awards για διάφορες ταινίες.

 

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