Friday, September 26, 2008

Five famous name changes

1. Gone with the Wind

The working title was “Tomorrow is Another Day”.

2. Pride and Prejudice

Was originally “First Impressions”.

3. Atlas Shrugged

Was originally “The Strike”.

4. Sherlock Holmes

Was originally called “Sherringford Holmes”.

5. Wide Sargasso Sea

Two previous working titles were “The First Mrs Rochester” and “Le Revenant”.


JH said...

My favorite is Star Trek, which was originally supposed to be called "Wagon Train to the Stars." God damn.

Marian Perera said...

Thank goodness that was changed. Otherwise there might be Wagoner/Wagonie debates raging.

Kim said...

Don't forget Seinfeld's favorite -

War and Peace was originally titled War - What is it Good For? ;)