Here’s a trailer for the upcoming film based on James Thurber’s short story, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” due Christmas day. Ben Stiller stars as Mitty. An earlier version, released in 1947, starred Danny Kaye. The original story appeared in The New Yorker, March 18, 1939.
You can see a sampling of Thurber’s New Yorker work here at the magazine’s Cartoon Bank.