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Book Vs Movie Podcast

Nov 24, 2021

Book Vs. Movie: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

The Marty Norton Novels During WW2 Vs the 1971 Groovy Disney Film

The Margos are closing out our “Month of Disney” with the 50th Anniversary of Bedknobs and Broomsticks a partly animated film that is based on the wonderful stories by Mary Norton. An English writer of...


Nov 17, 2021

Book Vs. Movie: Pinocchio

The Italian Children’s Novel Vs the 1940 Animated Film

The Margos are feeling very Italian in this episode devoted to the famous story about a marionette who wishes to be a real boy when he grows up. The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi was originally published in a series...


Nov 11, 2021

Book Vs. Movie: Beauty & the Beast

The French Fairy Tale from the 1700s Vs the 1991 Animated Classic

The Margos continue our month of Disney films with the 1991 classic Beauty and the Beast which is based on a fairy tale written in 1740 by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villenenueva and then later abridged by


Nov 4, 2021

Book Vs. Movie: Sleeping Beauty

The Fairy Tale from the 1600s Vs the the1959 Disney Animated Film

The Margos are feeling kind of Disney this month so we are dedicating our next few episodes to those animated classics beginning with Sleeping Beauty from 1959. At the time, it received mixed reviews for its obvious...


Oct 28, 2021

Book Vs. Movie: The Bad Seed 

The 1954 Novel Vs the1956 Film

The Margos finish out the month of October with our final scary book & movie for the season--The Bad Seed. Written by William March and published in 1954 shortly before his death by a heart attack at the age of 60. The first adaptation was a play in the same...