MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 22,563 this week

A Christmas Carol (1910)

6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 347 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 5 critic

Based on the story by Charles Dickens: Ebenezer Scrooge is well known for his harsh, miserly ways, until he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and then by three other spirits.

Directors:

(uncredited) , (uncredited) , 1 more credit »

Writer:

(short story)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 7 titles
created 24 Oct 2012
 
a list of 60 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 341 titles
created 28 Jan 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 16 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 543 titles
created 29 Jun 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Christmas Carol (1910)

A Christmas Carol (1910) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Christmas Carol.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver - a man who caused the death of Princess Daaker. ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Paton
Stars: Allen Holubar, Dan Hanlon, Edna Pendleton
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst
Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison
A Christmas Carol (TV Movie 1999)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An adaptation of the famous novel.

Director: David Hugh Jones
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey
Cabiria (1914)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Three centuries before Christus. Young Cabiria is kidnapped by some pirates during one eruption of the Etna. She is sold as a slave in Carthage, and as she is just going to be sacrificed to... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Pastrone
Stars: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Lidia Quaranta, Bartolomeo Pagano
Frankenstein (1910)
Short | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Frankenstein, a young medical student, trying to create the perfect human being, instead creates a misshapen monster. Made ill by what he has done, Frankenstein is comforted by his fiancée ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley
Stars: Mary Fuller, Charles Ogle, Augustus Phillips
Dante's Inferno I (1911)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream.

Directors: Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Giuseppe de Liguoro
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

At a tramcar in Copenhagen the piano teacher Magda Vang meets the young man Knud Svane, who falls in love with her. She is invited to spend the summer with him and his parents at the ... See full summary »

Director: Urban Gad
Stars: Asta Nielsen, Robert Dinesen, Poul Reumert
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In this story set at a seaside fishing village and inspired by a Charles Kingsley poem, a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. The husband, although saved from drowning... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith
Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Linda Arvidson, Gladys Egan
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A miser is reformed by visions of past, present and future.

Director: Harold M. Shaw
Stars: Charles Rock, Edna Flugrath, George Bellamy
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A frantic child reports to the tribal chief that her father killed her mother. The tribe chases and captures the man, dragging him back for tribal justice.

Director: James Young Deer
Stars: Red Wing
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

During the Civil War a young soldier loses his nerve in battle and runs away to his home to hide; his sister puts on his uniform, takes her brother's place in the battle, and is killed. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith
Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Grace Henderson, Dorothy West
Short | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A scientist discovers reverse gravity and goes to Mars in the process.

Director: Ashley Miller
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Charles Ogle ...
William Bechtel
Carey Lee
Edit

Storyline

Based on the story by Charles Dickens: The day before the Christmas holiday, Ebenezer Scrooge refuses to contribute to the Charity Relief Committee, and then rudely rejects his nephew when he visits Scrooge in his office. When Scrooge returns home, he sees the ghost of his former business partner Marley, who warns him of the punishment he will suffer in the next life if he does not change his ways. That night, Scrooge is visited by three more spirits, who show him his past, the present, and the future that awaits him. Written by Snow Leopard

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Drama | Fantasy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 December 1910 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Рождественский гимн  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Worldview Entertainment and the Killiam Collection has released a set of nine early movies about Christmas collectively called "A Christmas Past," with an original score by Al Kryszak. This movie is the eighth one, and has a running time of 11 minutes. See more »

Connections

Version of A Christmas Carol (1969) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Historically interesting
8 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As someone who has an interest in the film history of A Christmas Carol but only a modest knowledge of silent films, I appreciate the previous reviewers remarks about this short film. Given its length, the movie well captures the essence of the Dickens' story although I did miss Tiny Tim. I thought the special effects were pretty good especially given the production date of the movie. This is one of those movies that is interesting to me only because of its historical significance and that it was an early filming of a beloved story. I wonder if even audiences at the time of the movie's release liked this movie unless they were already familiar with the Dickens story and viewed this film as a curiosity. Comedy was much better suited to one reelers than was drama. Nonetheless, I'm glad I saw it.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Christmas Carol (1910) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page