[DWJ] The Secret of Moonacre

Elizabeth Bentley elizabeth at wardrobe-on-the-web.com
Fri Dec 7 17:29:02 EST 2007


On 7/12/07 21:37, "minnow at belfry.org.uk" <minnow at belfry.org.uk> wrote:

> In <d07.1fc0ee84.348b0ea6 at aol.com>, HSchinske at aol.com wrote:
>> Apparently in production -- a version of _The Little White Horse_ by
>> Elizabeth Goudge.
> 
> Oh dear.
> 
> Is it set in Oklahoma?
> 
> I wonder what they'll leave out.  They ditched the lack of women in
> *Lord of the Rings*, the religion is missing in Pullman, the Englishness
> has been omitted from *The Dark is Rising*...
> 
To be fair - the actor playing Maria is English (Lyra in Northern Lights)
and so are most if not all of the rest of the cast. Juliet Stevenson plays
Miss Heliotrope, which has to be pretty good. It should not at least be too
Americanised.

EB
Elizabeth Bentley
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