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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

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>