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Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)

The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.

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Bob Cratchit - Mickey Mouse / Weasel Gravedigger / Begger Dog (voice)
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Collector for the Poor #2 / Ghost of Christmas Present (Willie the Giant) / Ghost of Christmas Future (Pete) / Santa Claus (Big Bad Wolf) / Weasel #2 (voice)
Eddie Carroll ...
Ghost of Christmas Past - Jiminy Cricket (voice) (as Eddy Carroll)
Patricia Parris ...
Dick Billingsley ...
Tiny Tim (voice)
Clarence Nash ...
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It's the same old classic Charles Dickens story with an all star Disney cast. Uncle Scrooge McDuck is appropriately enough Scrooge and is visited by his dead partner and 3 spirits one night to remember the joys of Christmas. Written by Kevin Gillease <gillease@scf-fs.usc.edu>

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He's back! Mickey Mouse - in his first new motion picture in 30 years...


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16 December 1983 (USA)  »

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Cuento de Navidad de Mickey  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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The opening scene is apparently modeled on a Carl Barks painting called "The Season To Be Jolly", which features Uncle Scrooge walking down the street with a bag of money on his back. See more »

Goofs

After Scrooge wakes up from the Ghost of Christmas Future, when he tries to find his way out of the bed curtain, there is no curtain behind him, but in the next shot, there is a curtain behind him. See more »

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Tiny Tim: Oh my! Look at all the wonderful things to eat! We must thank Mister Scrooge.
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Featured in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: A Christmas Carol (2009) See more »

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17 December 2004 | by (earth) – See all my reviews

Mickey's Christmas Carol is not a full-length movie, which is to it's merit.

As with any adaption of a Christmas Carol, the less seen of annoying Tiny Tim, the better.

Carl Barks' Scrooge McDuck plays Ebenezer Scrooge as various other Disney Characters teach him to be kind and not miserly with the tried and true 3-celebrity ghosts formula.

The true entertainment isn't in the plot but in the nuances of the character behavior, for example, Scrooge's first encounter with the ghost of Jacob Marley.

Since it's a half-hour Christmas special, Mickey's Christmas Carol moves at a rather fast pace, free of songs or other distractions that may bore those with short attention spans.

All in all, I highly recommend this piece of work.


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