VIRTUAL: A Christmas Carol: The Story Behind the Story
Zoom Webinar
It’s one of the most beloved, celebrated, and truly original stories in human history, but not many people know the fascinating details, infuriating incidents, and jaw-dropping achievements that went into the making of Charles Dickens’ masterpiece, A Christmas Carol. What was he doing the night he came up with the story, and what was the first image that came to him? Why was writing and publishing this book one of the biggest gambles of Charles Dickens’ life? What did critics say about the book then? Wait until you hear the amazing good news/bad news story of when Dickens decided to sue the huge publishing house that was stealing his profits! Learn many amazing stories behind this great tale as we see how filmmakers have brought Scrooge and his many ghostly companions to the silver screen!
Presented by retired teacher and film enthusiast Steven Frenzel of Marquee Film Talks. 
Monday Nov 29, 2021
6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM
Reference Desk    630-924-2730
There are 401 spaces available.