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Director:
Writers:
Charles Dickens (based on the book: "A Christmas Carol" by)
Burny Mattinson (story) ...
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Release Date:
16 December 1983 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
He's back! Mickey Mouse - in his first new motion picture in 30 years...
Plot:
The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
No acid rain, drug addiction, international terrorism or freeway killers in this one See more (32 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Burny Mattinson 
 
Writing credits
Charles Dickens (based on the book: "A Christmas Carol" by)

Burny Mattinson (story adaptation) &
Tony Marino (story adaptation) (as Tony L. Marino) &
Ed Gombert (story adaptation) &
Don Griffith (story adaptation) &
Alan Young (story adaptation) &
Alan Dinehart (story adaptation)

Produced by
Burny Mattinson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Irwin Kostal (music composed by)
 
Film Editing by
Armetta Jackson-Hamlett  (as Armetta Jackson)
James Melton 
 
Art Direction by
Don Griffith 
 
Production Management
Edward Hansen .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tim O'Donnell .... assistant director (as Timothy O'Donnell)
 
Sound Department
Wayne Allwine .... sound editor (uncredited)
Nick Alphin .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
George Fredrick .... sound editor (uncredited)
Robert Hathaway .... sound supervisor (uncredited)
David M. Horton .... sound editor (uncredited)
Allen Hurd .... sound (uncredited)
Richard Portman .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Frank Regula .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Roger Sword .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Boyd .... effects animator
Mark Dindal .... effects animator
Jeff Howard .... effects animator
Ted Kierscey .... effects animator
John Emerson .... airbrush artist (uncredited)
Dorse A. Lanpher .... effects animator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter McEvoy .... animation camera operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Dale Baer .... animator
David Block .... animator
Randy Cartwright .... animator
Jim Coleman .... background
Gary Eggleston .... layout (as Gary M. Eggleston)
Ed Gombert .... animator
Mark Henn .... animator
Glen Keane .... animator
Tia W. Kratter .... background artist
Eric Larson .... animation consultant
Michael Peraza Jr. .... layout
Sylvia Roemer .... layout
Brian Sebern .... background artist
Kathleen Swain .... background artist
Donald Towns .... background artist (as Donald A. Towns)
Tommy Ardolino .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Chris Buck .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Ben Burgess .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Daryl Carstensen .... cel painter (uncredited)
Michael Cedeno .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Will Finn .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Ray Harris .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Glenn M. Higa .... scene planner (uncredited)
Ron Husband .... animator (uncredited)
Karen A. Keller .... assistant layout artist (uncredited)
Lureline Kohler .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Madlyn O'Neill .... painter (uncredited)
David Pruiksma .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Rusty Stoll .... clean-up artist (uncredited)
Chuck Williams .... clean-up artist (uncredited)
Kathy Zielinski .... animator (uncredited)
Stephan Zupkas .... breakdown artist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Irwin Kostal .... music conducted by
Dennis Ricotta .... music editor
Jack Wadsworth .... music editor
Shawn Murphy .... scoring mixer (uncredited)
John Richards .... music recordist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jane Baer .... the creative talent of
Susan I. Craig .... the creative talent of
Retta Davidson .... the creative talent of
Tom Ferriter .... the creative talent of
Don Hahn .... production assistant
Terrey Hamada .... the creative talent of
Richard Hoppe .... the creative talent of
Jay Jackson .... the creative talent of
Doug Krohn .... the creative talent of (as Douglas Krohn)
John Lasseter .... the creative talent of
Sylvia Mattinson .... the creative talent of
Fujiko Miller .... the creative talent of
Matthew O'Callaghan .... the creative talent of
Toby Shelton .... the creative talent of
Walt Stanchfield .... the creative talent of
Dave Suding .... the creative talent of
Barry Temple .... the creative talent of
 
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Runtime:
26 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (5.0 Surround Sound) (L-R)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:G (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Quebec) | Canada:F (Ontario) | Finland:S | Iceland:L | Peru:PT | UK:U | USA:G (No. 26599)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Minnie Mouse plays Mrs. Cratchit, though she doesn't say a single word.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Scrooge begins to give bags of money to Rat and Mole, there are six bags of gold in the jacket. But once he throws them all, eight bags appear. Then once Scrooge leaves, the next shot has nine bags.See more »
Quotes:
Scrooge:Spirit, I didn't want this to happen. Tell me these events can yet be changed.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Silent NightSee more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
No acid rain, drug addiction, international terrorism or freeway killers in this one, 20 December 2007
Author: Shawn Watson from The Penumbra

Scrooge McDuck rather fittingly plays Ebeneezer Scrooge in this Disney version of a story that TV writers have been milking for years. To me, the only good movies based on Charles Dickens' classic novel are this one, Scrooged and Muppet's Christmas Carol. Though I do remember seeing something as a kid called The Stingiest Man in Town that was very similar. Or did I dream that?

As usual with Disney animation, this 25-minute short is wonderfully detailed and cosy. But I feel that it may not have as much lasting power other feature length movies. It's just not long enough. The story feels very rushed but it's no less effective. Originally produced to precede the re-release of The Rescuers in 1983 I reckon that Mickey's Christmas Carol is a classic in it's own way, even if it only familiar to Disney fans instead of the average kid who has been raised on Toy Story and Dinosaur.

I do believe that it could have been a feature length film but as a big fan of Scrooge McDuck I can just turn to Duck Tales if I want more of him. This was also his second screen appearance after appearing in a Donald Duck short years before. He's an underrated Disney character and deserves a comeback.

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