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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol(1951)

Also Known As: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol | Scrooge |

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Brief Synopsis

Ghosts visit a miser during the holidays to teach him the errors of his ways.

Cast & Crew

Alastair Sim [Ebenezer] Scrooge
Kathleen Harrison Mrs. Dilber
Mervyn Johns Bob Cratchit
Hermione Baddeley Mrs. Cratchit
Michael Hordern Jacob Marley
George Cole Ebenezer Scrooge, as a young man
John Charlesworth Peter Cratchit
Francis De Wolff The spirit of the present
Rona Anderson Alice, young Scrooge's sweetheart
Carol Marsh Fan, Scrooge's sister
Brian Worth Fred, Scrooge's nephew
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 2 Dec 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  Pat's tape
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Renown Film Productions, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  85-86 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A Darker Christmas Carol

    Kathy 2016-12-26

    I've seen the 1938 version of A Christmas Carol many times, and I've seen the 1951 version about as many, but I've never watched the two of... MORE>

  • Best of All

    Susie 2016-12-24

    Dickens classic has been done...and done... yet the '51 version managed to portray the perfect Scrooge. Alastair Sim was him. None have ever come... MORE>

  • Best of the best

    Terry Adams 2016-12-23

    To say the acting is spot-on is an understatement. It is the best version of a classic story and it is obvious no one took the task lightly. I watch this... MORE>