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A Christmas Carol (1947)

On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »

Director:

James Caddigan

Writers:

Charles Dickens (short story), David P. Lewis (adaptation)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Somar Alberg Somar Alberg ... (as Somer Alberg)
David Carradine
John Carradine ... Ebenezer Scrooge
Sam Fertig Sam Fertig
Bernard Hughes Bernard Hughes
Jonathan Marlowe Jonathan Marlowe
Ray Morgan ... Nephew / Narrator
Eva Marie Saint
Helen Stenborg
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Storyline

On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge is now and he warns him to change his ways or face the consequences in the afterlife. Scrooge dismisses the apparition but the first of the three ghosts, the Ghost of Christmas Past, visits as promised. Scrooge sees those events in his past life, both happy and sad, that forged his character. The second spirit, the Ghost of Christmas Present, shows him how many currently celebrate Christmas. The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows him how he will be remembered once he is gone. To his delight, the spirits complete their visits in one night giving him the opportunity to mend his ways.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuento de Navidad See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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