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Based on a True Story

147 EpisodesProduced by Dan LeFebvreWebsite

We've all seen the movies that claim to be 'based on a true story', but have you ever wondered how historically accurate they are? That's what we'll aim to find out as we compare Hollywood with history.


A Christmas Carol

Last week on the podcast, we learned all about the life of Charles Dickens as it was told in the movie The Man Who Invented Christmas. While that’s not a requirement before listening to this episode, it’ll help you get a little more of a behind the scenes of what it was like for the man who wrote what we’re going to be hearing today. That’s because today, we’re going to do something special. We’re not going to be covering a movie today, although there have been numerous versions of this story adapted for the big screen.

This is the entire, unabridged version of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens that was first published in December of 1843.


Prefer to read the story? Find the transcript for this episode at:

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