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Trends in Literature

The Time Machine Movie (1960) (10 points)


As you watch the movie, note some differences you see in the 1960 Hollywood treatment of The Time Machine. Use this paper to jot down differences. In your journal, labeled “TIME MACHINE MOVIE,” compare and contrast the novel to the 1960 film. Describe the differences between the film and the novel. Speculate about why the filmmakers made these changes. Discuss the evidence that while the novel reflects Wells’ fears about Victorian England, the 1960 movie reflects fears of nuclear war. Be specific with details from both the text and movie.

Time Machine Novel

Time Machine Movie