The Christmas Carol (1949)

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Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and three Christmas Ghosts that change his perception of life. Narrated by Vincent Price.

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Patrick Whyte ...
Bob Cratchit (as Pat White)
Robert Clarke ...
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George James ...
Queenie Leonard ...
Mike Miller ...
Karen Kester ...
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Missie Cratchit (as Jill Oppenheim)
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Tiny Tim (as Bobby Hyatt)
Constance Cavendish ...
Martha (as Connie Cavendish)
Jack Nestle ...
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Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and three Christmas Ghosts that change his perception of life. Narrated by Vincent Price.

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25 December 1949 (USA)  »

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Host: G. K. Chesterton has said 'In everyone there is a certain thing that loves children, fears death and that likes sunlight: that thing enjoys Dickens.'
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Version of The Passions of Carol (1975) See more »

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Traditional English Carol
Sung by The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir (as The Mitchell Choirboys)
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Christmas. Bah. Humbug!
13 November 2013 | by (Leesburg, FL) – See all my reviews

This is probably the shortest version you will see. With a bare-bones budget, they only managed 25 minutes. No street scenes of Victorian Christmas, and no lavish parties.

The movie was narrated by Vincent Price. He has such a wonderful voice and added immensely.

You won't recognize Cratchit's younger daughter, her name was Jill Oppenheim. She would grow up to be a true piece of eye-candy and a Bond girl as Jill St. John.

One of the most interesting parts is Scrooge's laugh on Christmas morning. If you heard it, you would probably call for the men in the little white coats to take him away.


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