Book Vs Movie “A Christmas Carol”

Book Vs Movie Podcast “A Christmas Carol” 0

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens

the 2009 Jim Carey Animated Movie

The Margos continue their holiday celebrations with the all-time classic “A Christmas Carol”  by Charles Dickens. There have been hundreds of adaptations on the theme of Scrooge and is ultimate salvation but only one features stop motion animation and Jim Carey so we pair the discussion with Disney’s A Christmas Carol directed by Book Vs Movie favorite Robert Zemeckis.

We had SO much fun recording this episode!  

Topics we cover here:

  • The incredible life story of Charles Dickens and the reasons he wrote A Christmas Carol
  • How England changed how they celebrate Christmas after the publication
  • Our favorite adaptations of the work
  • Jim Carey’s frenetic performance

Clips used:

Sir Patrick Stewart reading

Jim Carey as the Ghost of Christmas past & Scrooge

Vanessa Williams Sleigh Ride”

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Book Vs. Movie Podcast “A Christmas Story”

A Christmas Story gets the “Book Vs Movie” treatment and is basically a love fest for the Margos.

In this holiday-themed episode the Margos about the differences between the 1966 book by Jean ShepherdIn God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash” and the beloved classic film directed by Bob Clark.

They also discuss:

  • How to pick a bad episode of “MASH”
  • Heating homes in Southern California
  • The “A Christmas Story” home as a real attraction

So get your BB gun ready and enjoy this episode!

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