What's the Difference between Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption the Book and The Shawshank Redeption the Movie?

Drama

Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

38%
Released: 1982
Author: Stephen King

The Shawshank Redeption

62%
Released: 1994
Director: Frank Darabont
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In the Book In the Movie
Andy Dufresne
Andy Dufresne
Portrayed by: Tim Robbins
Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
Portrayed by: Morgan Freeman
Tommy
Tommy
Portrayed by: Gil Bellows
The Shawshank Redeption Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   The beer for Andy's "coworkers" was "piss warm" In the movie the beer was cold
   The story happens over a thirty year period. The time period is less than that.
   Near beginning of book Red says: "when time draws out like a blade" It is near the end, while Andy is escaping from Shawshank.
   Red is a white Irish man. He is black, but jokes that he is Irish.
   Red tells the reader what he did to end up in Shawshank. You never find out what Red's crime was.
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