Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Henry Rider Haggard
Today is the anniversary of the death in 1925 of sff/adventure novelist H. Rider Haggard. I've read just a few of his books -King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quatermain and She, having read these 3 back in high school- and have seen a couple of film adaptations -the 1937 King Solomon's Mines and the 1935 She. His works and at least one of the films are available online.
His Allan Quatermain character makes an appearance in the modern movie The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
Here's King Solomon's Mine: