A Christmas Carol Moviesor

A Christmas Carol Moviesor

A Christmas Carol Movies

Animated movies based on Charles Dickens Christmas novel, A Christmas Carol, are guaranteed to come up on your list of filler activities for Christmas day. If you’re strapped for time, you may need a magical shortcut to find a good film on the subject. Here are the five best summaries of the A Christmas Carol movies.


A Christmas Carol (2012) Digital film adaptation released online starring Vincent Fegan as Scrooge. It was released by Guerilla Films worldwide via the Distrify player at 12:01 am on 1 January 2012 on the Dickens Fellowship website and a number of other websites and Facebook pages, making it the first new production based upon a new work by Charles Dickens in his bicentennial year.

A Christmas Carol (1964 to present), an original musical stage adaptation written and directed by Tim Dietlein, celebrated its 50th anniversary of consecutive shows in 2015 at the Glendale Centre Theatre. GCT's A Christmas Carol is the longest running adaptation in theatre history. The live performance was filmed and released in 2015 starring Tom Killam as Scrooge and Bradley Bundlie as Tiny Tim. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)


A Christmas Carol (1954), a filmed musical television adaptation starring Fredric March as Scrooge and Basil Rathbone as Marley, was shown on the TV anthology Shower of Stars. The adaptation and lyrics were by Maxwell Anderson, the music by Bernard Herrmann. The first version in color, only a black-and-white version is currently known to survive. March received an Emmy Award nomination for his performance.

A Christmas Carol (1984), starring George C. Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge, David Warner and Susannah York as the Cratchits, with Edward Woodward as the Ghost of Christmas Present. Scott received an Emmy Award nomination for his performance. Clive Donner, who had been the film editor for the 1951 film Scrooge, directed. Novelist and essayist Louis Bayard described this adaptation as "the definitive version of a beloved literary classic", praising its fidelity to Dickens' original story, the strength of the supporting cast, and especially Scott's performance as Scrooge. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

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