Adapting any work created for a particular medium into another, vastly different medium, is always tricky. A novel that has proven particularly difficult to adapt to the screen is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 masterpiece, “The Great Gatsby.” In this class, we’ll examine, compare and contrast the 1974, 2013 and little-known 1949 movie versions, and we’ll discuss why this particular book has never quite gotten the adaptation it deserves.