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dr jan susina talk at sdsu
Mar 14 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

From Alice's Wonderland to Alice in Wonderland: Walt Disney's Problem Child 

Wednesday, March 14, 5:00-6:30PM in Love Library, LL430

Learn why the film adaptation was considered a bomb.  Jan Susina, Professor of English at Illinois State University will examine Walt Disney's long interest and various attempts to adapt Lewis's Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to the screen. The presentation will examine reasons why, when Disney finally released Alice in Wonderland as a full-length animated film in 1951, it was considered both a critical and financial failure.

Free and open to the public.  University parking information.

A collaboration of the SDSU Library and the SDSU National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature.  Part of the Humanities in Action.