A Christmas Carol (1971)

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

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Felix Felton ...
Annie West ...
Melvyn Hayes ...
Bob Cratchit (voice)
Mary Ellen Ray ...
Mrs. Dilber (voice)
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve.

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Cuento de Navidad  »

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This version of the story was actually a made-for-television film, and premiered as a TV special, but was thought to be so excellent that it was released theatrically and pronounced eligible for Oscar consideration. See more »

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Marley's Ghost says the third spirit will come "when the last stroke of twelve has ceased to vibrate." However, he actually appears on the FIRST stroke of twelve. See more »

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Version of A Carol Christmas (2003) See more »

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Overlooked gem
24 November 2001 | by (Chatham, NJ) – See all my reviews

This is by far the best animated version of the Dickens classic. The renderings and animation are dark and mysteriously sketch-like, with none of the shiny flatness that mars most commercial animation. And the script is amazingly faithful in tone to the original.

It's sometimes difficult to find on videotape, but it is well worth the effort.


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