How Now, Brown Cacao

Being immersed in chocolate is what the 1971 movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, is all about. Beth Kimmerle, author of Chocolate: The Sweet History, has a favorite chocolaty scene from that movie: “Augustus Gloop [played by Michael Bollner] tries to drink from the chocolate river, and falls in. He's one of the first kids to go down,” she adds.

Based on a children's book by Roald Dahl, the film stars Gene Wilder as an eccentric chocolate factory owner. T

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