Richard Patterson directed a film adaptation of "The Open Window" in 1971. Produced by the American Film Institute, it is a 12-minute short.
In 1980, The Open Window/Child's Play offered video interpretations of two of Saki's short stories. It is 28 minutes long and available in VHS format from Monterey Home Video.
"The Open Window" was also adapted for video in 1990, available in VHS format from Pyramid Films & Video.
Bibliography and Further Reading
Coward, Noel, "Introduction," The Penguin Complete Saki London: Penguin Books, 1982 Reprint of the 1976 edition by Doubleday & Company.
Review entitled "Fiction: 'Beasts and Super-Beasts'," in The Spectator Vol. 113, no 4489, July 11,1914, pp. 60-1.
Cheikin, Miriam Quen. Review in English Literature in Transition Vol. 21, no. 2,1978, pp 121-31.
A review refuting the consensus that Saki focused on childish themes, devices, and cruelties, and supporting the author as a practical joker
Langguth, A J. Saki A Life of Hector Hugh Munro New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981,366 p.
A biography containing anecdotes and analyses of Saki's fiction.
Spears addresses the novels, plays, short...
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