Talk: ‘Alice in Waterland’

On 24 November 2015, Mark J. Davies will give an illustrated talk called ‘Alice in Waterland’. It will take place near Oxford, United Kingdom.

The River Thames was fundamentally important in the creation of the famous tales of ‘Alice in Wonderland’. On a Victorian virtual voyage – from the riverside picnic at nearby Godstow where the tale was first told to the last of the many boat outings he made with the real Alice (Liddell) and her sisters – some of the real people, places, and events which underlie the fantasy will be revealed.

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Alice in Wonderland live action movie: behind the scenes

Did you know that before drawing the 1951 cartoon movie ‘Alice in Wonderland’, Walt Disney Studios shot a full length live-action movie, in which voice actress Kathryn Beaumont physically acted out all the scenes?

In this ‘behind the scenes’ movie from Movieclips Extras, you can see fragments of this live-action movie and how it influenced the moves of Alice in the final cartoon movie.