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...