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Old 11-11-2017, 10:14 PM
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The BBC stopped adapting them because the money got pulled. The Horse and his Boy was in preproduction when it was canceled.

I don't know how they'd have done The Last Battle, though. It's pure didacticism in the way the other books are not - although both it and The Horse and His Boy have some Middle Eastern stereotypes that would be seen as pretty racist now. I'm sure they'd have filmed Horse in 1991 if the money had been there - after all, Disney did Aladdin, which is also full of raging stereotypes. But I'm not so sure about now.

Silver Chair, mind you, is one of the best books of the series, and quite inoffensive. It's one of the least messagey, too.
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