The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

All my seven Narnian books... began with seeing pictures in my head. At first they were not a story, just pictures. The Lion all began with a picture of a Faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood.

At first I had very little idea how the story would go, but then suddenly Aslan came bounding into it...once He was there He pulled the whole story together.
C. S. Lewis
“It All Began with a...

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Richard Alleva has been reviewing movies for Commonweal since 1990.