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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:
Lovely but to short See more (33 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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Language:
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: 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 »
Quotes:
Cratchit:Why, Mr. Scrooge, Merry Christmas.
[Scrooge barges in]
Cratchit:Won't you come in?
Scrooge:Merry Christmas? Humph! I have another bundle for you.
Cratchit:But sir, it's Christmas Day.
Scrooge:Christmas Day, indeed! Just another excuse for being lazy. And another thing, Cratchit: I've had enough of this 'half-day off' stuff! You leave me no alternative...
[changing his attitude]
Scrooge:...but to give you...
Tiny Tim:[sees the contents of the now open bag] Toys!
Scrooge:Yes, toys. No no no no no no no!
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Version of A Christmas Carol (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
Deck the HallsSee more »

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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Lovely but to short, 22 December 2002
Author: Merkal from Netherlands

After seeing the impressing TV movie A Christmas Carol from Clive Donner with George C. Scott as Scrooge I wish Disney made their version into a full classic. With today's DTV releases there's a market for it. Because this version is so wonderful, Scrooge McDuck is Ebenezer Scrooge and Mickey makes a fine Bob Cratchit. The spirits are good chooses casting Willie the Giant as Ghost of Christmas Present, Ghost of Christmas Past (Jiminy Cricket) and Pete as Ghost of Christmas Future

With animation by people as Mark Henn, Glen Keane, Randy Cartwright. It's my opinion that this short deserves a remake into a full DTV sequel.

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