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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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  • The Grand daddy of all Scrooge productions

    William .D.Petillo 2018-11-21

    Mr. Alistair Sim is the reason for this 1951 production is the (best of the best) version's of A Christmas Carol/Scrooge movie's.The rest of the... MORE>

  • Peerless performance

    michael 2017-12-22

    How many times can it be said- Sim is perfection. As Leonard Maltin said, this Scrooge is a three dimensional character.The key moment in his conversion is... MORE>

  • Scrooge aka A Christmas carol 1951

    Mark 2017-12-17

    This is without a doubt the best version of the classic Dickens story. Alister Sim is without a doubt the best scrooge ever portrayed. The transformation... MORE>