skip navigation
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Cratchit's Sons

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Cratchit's Sons

    Opening credits and first scene, in which ever-so decent Fred (Barry MacKay) meets Tim (Terry Kilburn) and Peter (John O'Day), sons of Bob, who works for his Uncle Scrooge, in MGM's A Christmas Carol, 1938.

    View the TCMDb entry for A Christmas Carol (1938)


  2. share video
This Month
Four Daughters (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Mickey Something
First appearance by the breakout star John Garfield, as...
Play | SHOP

Four Daughters (1938) -- (Movie... First appearance by the... MORE > $14.95 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Charade (1963) — (Movie Clip) Everything Is Secrecy And Lies
The highly Hitchcock-y opening from director Stanley Donen...
Play | SHOP

Charade (1963) — (Movie Clip)... The highly Hitchcock-y... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Giant (1956) -- (Movie Clip) That Sure Is A Beautiful Animal
Director George Stevens opens his treatment of Edna...
Play | SHOP

Giant (1956) -- (Movie Clip) That... Director George Stevens... MORE > $12.95 Regularly $19.94 Buy Now

Grand Hotel (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Have A Complaint
Epic take by director Edmund Goulding, at the front desk,...
Play | SHOP

Grand Hotel (1932) -- (Movie Clip)... Epic take by director... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Three Faces Of Eve, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Getting Stronger
Dr. Luther (Lee J. Cobb) brings in Dr. Day (Edwin Jerome)...
Play | SHOP

Three Faces Of Eve, The (1957) --... Dr. Luther (Lee J. Cobb)... MORE > $9.95 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

I Confess (1953) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Not That Good
An arranged meeting on a Quebec City ferry, murder suspect...
Play | SHOP

I Confess (1953) -- (Movie Clip)... An arranged meeting on a... MORE > $10.95 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Mark Of The Vampire (1935) -- (Movie Clip) The Darkness Won't Hurt Us
Director Tod Browning introduces Count Mora and daughter...
Play
Guns of Navarone, The (1961) -- (Movie Clip) Old-Fashioned Methods
Famous tirade from David Niven as Brit Miller, expressing...
Play | SHOP

Guns of Navarone, The (1961) --... Famous tirade from David... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.99 Buy Now

Mildred Pierce (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Mother, You're A Scream
Famous climactic fight on the staircase between title...
Play | SHOP

Mildred Pierce (1945) -- (Movie... Famous climactic fight on... MORE > $14.96 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Sea Hawk, The (1940) -- (Movie Clip) It Will Be Spain!
Fantastic menace from director Michael Curtiz in the early...
Play | SHOP

Sea Hawk, The (1940) -- (Movie... Fantastic menace from... MORE > $14.96 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Third Man, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Death At Double X Ranch
Still on his first afternoon in Vienna, after the...
Play | SHOP

Third Man, The (1949) -- (Movie... Still on his first... MORE > $14.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Ice Station Zebra (1968) — (Movie Clip) My First Name Is Captain
At a Scottish naval base, American sub commander Ferraday...
Play | SHOP

Ice Station Zebra (1968) — (Movie... At a Scottish naval base,... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Great Escape, The (1963) — (Movie Clip) My More Personal Items
James Garner as American Hendley, appointed as chief...
Play | SHOP

Great Escape, The (1963) — (Movie... James Garner as American... MORE > $7.46 Regularly $9.98 Buy Now

Murder At The Gallop (1963) -- (Movie Clip) Fortune Favors The Brave!
Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford) and sidekick Mr....
Play
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) For 15 Years We Haven't Slept
Captain Pringle (John Lund) arrives with gifts for his...
Play | SHOP

Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie... Captain Pringle (John... MORE > $18.36 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Jezebel (1938) -- (Movie Clip) He's Always Been Mine
Ex-beau Pres (Henry Fonda) has just returned to antebellum...
Play
Baby Face (1933) - (Movie Clip) Have You Had Any Experience?
Lily (Barbara Stanwyck, title character) has come straight...
Play
They Were Expendable (1945) -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your Rank?
Torpedo boat skipper Ryan (John Wayne), furious at being...
Play | SHOP

They Were Expendable (1945) --... Torpedo boat skipper Ryan... MORE > $9.71 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Saint In London, The (1939) — (Movie Clip) I Ain’t No Saint
Clever opening with legitimate London locations, working...
Play
Stage Fright (1950) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Doris Dinsdale
Aspiring actress Eve (Jane Wyman) practicing her cockney...
Play
#
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Open,...
Opening credits and first scene, in which ever-so decent...
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Cratchit's Sons
Opening credits and first scene, in which ever-so decent Fred (Barry MacKay) meets Tim (Terry Kilburn) and Peter (John O'Day), sons of Bob, who works for his Uncle Scrooge, in MGM's A Christmas Carol, 1938.>
Christmas Carol, A (1938) - (Original Trailer)
A Christmas Carol trailer
An elderly miser learns the errors of...
Christmas Carol, A (1938) - (Original Trailer)
The 1938 film adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous Yuletide story, A Christmas Carol, starring Reginald Owen.>
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) My Name...
Nephew Fred (Barry MacKay) is bidding farewell to Cratchit...
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) My Name Is Scrooge
Nephew Fred (Barry MacKay) is bidding farewell to Cratchit (Gene Lockhart) when two do-gooders (Halliwell Hobbes, Charles Coleman) solicit Scrooge (Reginald Owen) in MGM's A Christmas Carol, 1938.>
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Jacob...
Having dismissed the neighborhood patrol, Scrooge (Reginald...
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie...
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Jacob Marley
Having dismissed the neighborhood patrol, Scrooge (Reginald Owen) becomes convinced, upon a second encounter, that the ghost of Marley (Leo G. Carroll, half exposed) is real, in MGM's 1938 version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.>
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Old...
Spirit of Christmas Past (flaxen Ann Rutherford) conducts...
Christmas Carol, A (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Old Fezziwig
Spirit of Christmas Past (flaxen Ann Rutherford) conducts Scrooge (Reginald Owen) to see his young self (Ronald Sinclair) and Jack (Harold Henson) with Fezziwig (Forester Harvey) in A Christmas Carol, 1938.>
Robert Osborne Intro -- A Christmas Carol (1938)
Robert Osborne introduces A Christmas Carol, 1938.
Robert Osborne Intro -- A Christmas...
Robert Osborne Intro -- A Christmas Carol (1938)
Robert Osborne introduces A Christmas Carol, 1938. >
Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- A Christmas Carol (1938)
TCM's Saturday afternoon host Tiffany Vazquez introduces A...
Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- A Christmas...
Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- A Christmas Carol (1938)
TCM's Saturday afternoon host Tiffany Vazquez introduces A Christmas Carol, 1938. >
#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >