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One of the most important books in 1940s American...

July 06, 1986

One of the most important books in 1940s American literature was "The Day of the Locust" by Nathanael West. It was made into a fine film in 1975 by John Schlesinger. The version KCOP showed had 50 minutes hacked senselessly and bore no resemblance whatever to the theatrical film.

Paul Dunfee, Fullerton

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