Fiction, Film and Fun: War Horse
Thursday, January 17, 2013
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join CCAC's Jeanne Bergad to discuss War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo. First published in 1982, Morpurgo’s novel follows the experiences of a horse named Joey, as he is taken from Albert, the boy who loves him, and sold for service in World War I. Joey becomes a mount in the British cavalry, and the war takes him from battle to battle and owner to owner while Albert risks his life to bring Joey home. The 2011 film adaptation was directed by Steven Spielberg and starred Jeremy Irvine as Albert. Joey was played by 14 different horses, including one named Finder who was also cast in the movie Seabiscuit. War Horse was nominated for 6 Oscars, including Best Picture.
Presented by: Jeanne Bergad
Pittsburgh, PA 15217