What's the Difference between The Great Gatsby the Book and The Great Gatsby the Movie?


The Great Gatsby

Released: 1925
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

Released: 1974
Director: Jack Clayton
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Jay Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Portrayed by: Robert Redford
Daisy Buchanan
Daisy Buchanan
Portrayed by: Mia Farrow
Nick Caraway
Nick Caraway
Portrayed by: Sam Waterston
Tom Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Portrayed by: Bruce Dern
The Great Gatsby Book vs Movie
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   In the book Nick meets Gatsby per chance while just sitting at one of Gatsbys party, while a gentleman casually starts talking to him, only to learn it is Gatsby himself. However in the movie he sends a man in a black suit to find nick and bring him into his office. the whole time nick is like you know I was invited, perhaps you have the wrong guy...also in the book they only talk about Jordon and resetting the ball during a tournament, while in the movie they actually show it, but briefly
   It has been 5 years since Daisy and Gatsby have seen each other. It is 8 years since their last meeting.
   Nick meets Tom at his door. He meets him at the dock and are then driven to the house.
   This is not in the novel. Gatsby gives a green ring to Daisy as a prsent that she will not wear. So he does itself.
   Gatsby tells Nick that his real name is James Gats. He never reveals his real name.
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some of these are wrong I wouldn't trust these
23 Feb 2017 Anonymous

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