5 Classic Films You Didn’t Know Were Based on British Novels

Americans aren’t the only ones finding inspiration from books.

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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

By Alan Sillitoe

This Sporting Life

This Sporting Life

By David Storey

Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

By James Hilton

The Thirty-Nine Steps

The Thirty-Nine Steps

By John Buchan

The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed

By Jack Higgins