She dedicated it to her family and to Steven Spielberg
and Quincy Jones
Walker, Alice. The Same River Twice. Scribner.
P. L. Travers
The success of the Mary Poppins books provided a ready-made audience for this adaptation. Disney
pursued the film rights for more than ten years. PLT
, disliking his proposal for a cartoon version of the...
This volume is part memoir (incorporating excerpts from AW
's diaries and correspondence), part personal documentary history (including essays both reprinted and previously unpublished). It also presents for the first time the screenplay which Walker...
Sir J. M. Barrie
A typescript used as a prompt book at New York the following year and now held by the New York Public Library
appears to be the earliest known form of the text, which was first...
's immensely controversial and immensely successful movie of AW
's The Color Purple was released.
White, Evelyn. Alice Walker. A Life. Norton.
Hollywood producer Peter Guber
bought the film rights to The Color Purple for $65,000. Composer Quincy Jones
was keen on the project: he wanted Steven Spielberg
(already famous for box-office success, now ready to undertake...