Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

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Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is a novella by Stephen King from his 1982 collection Different Seasons, subtitled Hope Springs Eternal.wikipedia
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The Shawshank Redemption

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It was adapted for the screen in 1994 as The Shawshank Redemption, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1994, including Best Picture. The novella has been adapted into a film, The Shawshank Redemption, starring Tim Robbins as Andy, and Morgan Freeman as Red, and a play of the same name.
The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.

Stephen King

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Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is a novella by Stephen King from his 1982 collection Different Seasons, subtitled Hope Springs Eternal.
The collection is notable for having had three of its four novellas turned into Hollywood films: Stand by Me (1986) was adapted from the novella The Body, The Shawshank Redemption (1994) was adapted from the novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, and Apt Pupil (1998) was adapted from the novella of the same name.

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It was adapted for the screen in 1994 as The Shawshank Redemption, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1994, including Best Picture.

Different Seasons

Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is a novella by Stephen King from his 1982 collection Different Seasons, subtitled Hope Springs Eternal.

List of adaptations of works by Stephen King

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In 2009, it was adapted for the stage as the play The Shawshank Redemption. The novella has been adapted into a film, The Shawshank Redemption, starring Tim Robbins as Andy, and Morgan Freeman as Red, and a play of the same name.

Shawshank

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He is sent to Shawshank State Penitentiary to serve a double life sentence.

God Sees the Truth, But Waits

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It is loosely based on the Leo Tolstoy short story "God Sees the Truth, But Waits".
Stephen King's novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is based on Tolstoy's story.

McNary, Texas

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In September 1975, Red receives a blank postcard from McNary, Texas, a "tiny town" near the Mexican border, and surmises that Andy crossed the border there.
In Stephen King's novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption," Andy Dufresne, the unjustly imprisoned man who is the hero of the story, crosses into Mexico at McNary after escaping from the fictional Shawshank State Prison in Maine.

Stephen King short fiction bibliography

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Tim Robbins

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The novella has been adapted into a film, The Shawshank Redemption, starring Tim Robbins as Andy, and Morgan Freeman as Red, and a play of the same name.
Robbins then starred alongside Morgan Freeman in The Shawshank Redemption (1994), which was based on Stephen King's novella.

Buxton, Maine

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The documents required to claim Peter Stevens' (Andy’s pseudonym) assets and assume his identity are in a safety deposit box in a Portland bank; the key to the box is hidden under a rock along a wall lining a hay field in the small town of Buxton, not far from Shawshank.

Novella

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Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is a novella by Stephen King from his 1982 collection Different Seasons, subtitled Hope Springs Eternal.

Leo Tolstoy

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It is loosely based on the Leo Tolstoy short story "God Sees the Truth, But Waits".

Academy Awards

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It was adapted for the screen in 1994 as The Shawshank Redemption, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1994, including Best Picture.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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It was adapted for the screen in 1994 as The Shawshank Redemption, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1994, including Best Picture.

Play (theatre)

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In 2009, it was adapted for the stage as the play The Shawshank Redemption.

Maine

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In 1948, in Maine, Andy Dufresne, a banker, is tried and convicted for the double murder of his wife and her lover, despite his claims of innocence.

Life imprisonment

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He is sent to Shawshank State Penitentiary to serve a double life sentence.

Amateur geology

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Andy, who had been an amateur geologist before being imprisoned, asks Red to get him a rock hammer for shaping rocks he collects from the exercise yard into small sculptures.

Geologist's hammer

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Andy, who had been an amateur geologist before being imprisoned, asks Red to get him a rock hammer for shaping rocks he collects from the exercise yard into small sculptures.

Rita Hayworth

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He later requests a large poster of Rita Hayworth, that he hangs on the wall above his bed.

Marilyn Monroe

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Over the ensuing years, Andy regularly requests updated posters from Red, of the latest pin-ups, including Marilyn Monroe and Raquel Welch.

Raquel Welch

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Over the ensuing years, Andy regularly requests updated posters from Red, of the latest pin-ups, including Marilyn Monroe and Raquel Welch.

Prison rape

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For his first three years in Shawshank, Andy is repeatedly the target of a gang of prison rapists called "The Sisters".

Inheritance tax

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One day, Andy and other prisoners are tarring a roof when Andy overhears a senior guard named Byron Hadley complaining about the amount of tax he will have to pay on a sum of money bequeathed to him.