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
During the chorus of the song, "We'll have the Lord's bright blessing", the soundtrack has claps on the off-beats, but visually the characters clap on the on-beats. See more
Merry Christmas. Out upon 'Merry Christmas!' If I could work my will, every fool who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart! Bah! Humbug!
Version of A Christmas Carol
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Performed by Jim Backus
and Jack Cassidy See more