• Why was this lined changed in No Country for Old Men?

    7 days ago - By Movies Stack Exchange

    In the opening scene of No Country For Old Men (2007) , Tommy Lee Jones's character, Sheriff Bell, gives a voice over monologue in which he mentions sending a boy to the electric chair in Huntsville, TX.
    I noticed that this line is almost exactly the same in the book except for one difference. In the book he sends the boy to the gas-chamber. It is also the opening lines of the book.
    Ok so its different... big deal right? But I looked at several versions online that I could find of the original screenplay and in the Coen Brothers' original script it is the same as the book, referring to the...
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