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Scrooge, the ultimate Victorian miser, hasn't a good word for Christmas, though his impoverished clerk Cratchit and nephew Fred are full of holiday spirit. But in the night, Scrooge is visited by spirits of another color. Straightforward adaptation of Dickens Written by
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This production has the first depiction of the tormented spirits who are shown to Scrooge by Marley. They are visible to Scrooge, but not the film's audience. See more »
As Cratchit enters a room to see his dead son Tiny Tim, a crew's middle finger can be seen slowly closing the door behind him. See more »
Spirit of Christmas Past:
[speaking in the male voice heard on the soundtrack]
I am the Spirit of Christmas Past. I am here to show you the shadows of things that have happened. Look back beyond the gulf of vanished years...
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Opening credits at the commencement of the story in the book: "I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book to raise the Ghost of an Idea which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, and each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it."
Their faithful Friend and Servant, CHARLES DICKENS December, 1843 See more »
The film focuses on Scrooge and his miserable lot and not so much on over-blown Tiny Tim presentation. Many versions of the Christmas Tale make the Tiny Tim the center of all drama. Tiny Tim is a very important element, but the dramatic element must reside with Scrooge. Seymour Hicks as Scrooge is fantastic. The Bob Crachit character comes off as a believable mid-eighteen century clerk with a cheery disposition, modest background, big and happy family. Considering its age, the special effects are quite effective. Seymour Hicks, as the miserly and ill tempered Scrooge, is without a rival performance. None even close I am aware of.
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