An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve. Written by
Did You Know?
The producers wondered if Jim Backus
could handle the singing required. Briefly, they considered using Robert Goulet
for Scrooge's singing voice. See more
The Cratchits repeatedly wish for a Christmas tree. In 1843, when "A Christmas Carol" was published and presumably takes place, German-style Christmas trees had just been introduced to England by the Royal Family, and were unknown to working class people such as the Cratchits. See more
Ringle, ringle, coins when they jingle, make such a lovely sound. Give them away and nobody can rob you.
Version of A Christmas Carol
Alone in the World
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Performed by Marie Matthews
and Jim Backus See more