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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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  • And a Merry Christmas to You, Charles Dickens!

    Richard Bysina 2016-01-08

    I don't remember exactly when I saw "A Christmas Carol" for the first time, or which version it was. But it must have been on our 12-inch... MORE>

  • 1951 A Christmas Carol

    Muriel 2015-12-24

    For the past 3 years, I watched the commentators introduce what they concider the best version of a Christmas Carol due to there love for the actor,... MORE>

  • Preaching to the Choir!

    Skipper 2015-12-24

    I know that I'm preaching to the proverbial choir here. But, I add more voice to the multitude! This version is my very favorite! (Alastair Sim) ... MORE>