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

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The Great Gatsby

60%
Released: 1925
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

40%
Released: 1974
Director: Jack Clayton
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In the Book In the Movie
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 In the Movie
   Nick meets Tom at his door. He meets him at the dock and are then driven to the house.
   Tom leaves for a phone call after talking with Nick about the Butler's nose. He leaves after talking about whites being the superior race.
   Tom is a large hulking man. He is of average size
   Myrtle was said to be ugly and overweight. She is skinny and attractive.
   Tom hits Myrtle because she mentions Daisy's name. Myrtle says that Tom is clumsy and this causes him to get angry and hit her.
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Almost all of this information is incorrect...
10 Apr 2016 Anonymous
This wrong information. I am an English teacher and completely disapprove this.
02 Mar 2016 Anonymous
a lot of this is false
20 Jan 2016 Anonymous
In the movie, Tom does also hit Myrtle for the same reason, because she keeps mentioning Daisy's name
02 Jan 2016 Anonymous
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tha07Sasx60
21 Oct 2015 Anonymous
good info, very helpful
21 Oct 2015 Anonymous
very helpful, thanks
21 Oct 2015 Anonymous
radical!! :)))))
21 Oct 2015 Anonymous
nice :)
21 Oct 2015 Anonymous
Personally i didnt like eithewr versions
21 Oct 2015 Anonymous


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