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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:
Highly enjoyable and well-done See more (34 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)
Frans Vischer .... inbetween animator (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)

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Trivia:
Like the U.S. release, which paired this short with a reissue of The Rescuers (1977), all releases of this short were paired up with reissues of various Disney animated features over the years. In France and (West) Germany, for example, it was paired with reissues of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), while in the U.K. and Italy, it was paired with a reissue of The Jungle Book (1967).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Scrooge flies out the window of his room with the Ghost of Christmas Past, he loses his slippers. Later, in his counting house, they're back on his feet.See more »
Quotes:
Fred:I've come to give you a wreath and invite you to Christmas dinner.
Scrooge:Well, I suppose you're going to have plump goose with chesnut dressing?
Fred:Yup.
Scrooge:And will you have plum pudding and lemon sauce?
Fred:Yeah, boy oh boy.
Scrooge:And candied fruit with spiced sugar cakes?
Fred:Yeah. Will you come?
Scrooge:Are you daft, man? You know I can't eat that stuff! Here's your wreath back. Now, out, out, OUT!
[kicks Fred out the door and slams it after him]
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Movie Connections:
Version of A Christmas Carol (1982/II) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Deck the HallsSee more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Highly enjoyable and well-done, 29 January 2006
Author: rebeljenn from Bath, England

One of the Christmas programs that I always used to watch as a child at that time of year was Disney and Mickey Mouse's version of Dicken's classic, 'A Christmas Carol'. Disney characters are cast into the parts of the characters in this famous story. Goofy plays the ghost, Mickey plays the under-payed business partner, Scrooge McDuck plays Scrooge, Daisy Duck plays the love interest, among the cast of other characters. Think of this short (probably 30-minute) cartoon as the ultimate children's story of 'A Christmas Carol'. I have very fond memories of watching this, and it made me feel all Christmasy and anxious for Christmas. I wish that they would continue to show this and other Christmas programmes on the television nowdays. :( I remember the fear of seeing Scrooge almost cast into the never-ending grave, and the happiness when he learns the real spirit of Christmas. It really is a special Christmas film.

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