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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe


by C.S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Resources

Movie or TV Productions

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005)

This recent big-budget feature film has satisfying, high-quality effects and fast pacing.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1988)

This live action TV miniseries may seem cheesy to some viewers today, but it's an extremely faithful, often straight-out-of-the-book adaptation. Worth renting!

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1979)

This animated TV movie might be interesting for younger viewers.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1967)

This black-and-white TV adaptation of the novel was the first screen version of the story, produced less than 20 years after the book was first published.

Shadowlands (1993)

A biopic about C.S. Lewis, starring Anthony Hopkins.



The official trailer for the 2005 film.

Excerpt from the 1988 TV Adaptation

Watch the opening scenes of the BBC's live action TV miniseries version of the story.

Fan-Made Trailer for the 1979 Animated Film

Compiled using stills from the animated film.

Shadowlands Clip

A clip from a biopic about Lewis, starring Antony Hopkins. Here, Lewis talks about The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.


C.S. Lewis: A Biography by A. N. Wilson

Read this 1990 biography of Lewis (republished in 2002) on Google Books.


C.S. Lewis 100th Anniversary

An NPR Talk of the Nation episode from 1998 on Lewis's 100th birthday.

Lewis and Tolkien

Learn more about these two masters of fantasy, and their relationship, from NPR.

Bringing Narnia to the Screen

An NPR Morning Edition episode from 2005 about the recent film.


1950 First Edition Cover

An image of the cover for the first edition of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, published in hardback in 1950.

Mr. Tumnus and Lucy by Pauline Baynes

One of the original pen-and-ink illustrations from the first edition.

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