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And Then There Were None (1945)

Widely considered one of Agatha Christie’s best who-dunnits, “The Ten Little Indians” first appeared in the Post on May 20, 1939, and ran as a six-part serial before it was published in book form in 1940. ... More
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Fail Safe (1964, 2000)

The first film adaptation of Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler’s “Fail-Safe,” which was serialized in the Post in October 1962, was released in 1964. ... More
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Lassie Come Home (1943)

Hailed as “one of the all-time great family films” by Turner Classic Movie’s Leonard Maltin, Lassie Come Home was the first film adaptation of Eric Knight’s story by the same name, which ran in the Post on December 17, 1938. The first of seven Lassie movies produced by MGM, the film starred Roddy McDowall, Donald […] ... More
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Lili (1953)

Lili was based on Paul Gallico’s short story “The Man Who Hated People,” published by the Post on October 28, 1950. ... More
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Red River (1948)

Bordon Chase’s “The Chislom Trail” was a six part series that first ran in the Post in December 1946 and was brought to the silver screen in 1948 under the name Red River. ... More
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Call of the Wild (1935)

Jack London’s “Call of the Wild” was first serialized in the Post in 1908. Later published as a novel, it’s now an American classic that has been adapted to film no less than seven times since 1908. ... More