Overall Rank: 872
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 72
Theatrical Release Date: 11/28/1951
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Brian Desmond Hurst
Actors: Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Michael Hordern, George Cole
Plot: Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge learns the error of his ways through the intervention of the ghost of his former partner and of three spirits in this faithful adaptation of the Dickens classic.
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phantom - wrote on 11/22/2009
the closest I've seen to the book, ever. Definitely worth a watch.
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Ichabod Crane - wrote on 01/13/2010
This is by far the best adaptation of the great story a Christmas Carol. Everything works in this one all of the actors are great especially Alastair Sim as Scrooge. Sim is perfect as Scrooge he plays the character as the astute but cruel businessman but then his transition during the night is well done because he plays every moment and every look just right. Then his glorious happiness at his new found life is what seals him as the best performance ever of Ebeneezer Scrooge. Everyone else gives the best version of each of their characters too, I especially like the memorable Kathleen Harrison. This film looks great the old mansions with the excellent lighting and old London is brilliantly brought to life here. The Music is perfectly done by Richard Addinsell where he combines brilliant …
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