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A Christmas Carol (1997)

PG | | Animation, Drama, Family | Video 1999
Misanthropic miser Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by his deceased business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley's ghost is followed by three more spirits from Christmases Past, Present and Future. Each has a lesson Scrooge must learn.

Director:

Stan Phillips

Writers:

Charles Dickens (short story "A Christmas Carol"), Jymn Magon (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Curry ... Ebenezer Scrooge (voice)
Whoopi Goldberg ... Spirit of Christmas Present (voice)
Michael York ... Bob Cratchit (voice)
Edward Asner ... Marley (voice) (as Ed Asner)
Frank Welker ... Debit (voice)
Kath Soucie ... Mrs. Cratchit (voice)
Jodi Benson ... Belle (voice)
John Garry John Garry ... (voice)
Amick Byram ... (voice)
Ian Whitcomb Ian Whitcomb ... (voice)
Joe Lala Joe Lala ... (voice)
David Wagner David Wagner ... (voice)
Bettina Bush ... (voice)
Jerry Houser ... (voice)
Sam Saletta ... (voice)
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Misanthropic miser Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by his deceased business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley's ghost is followed by three more spirits from Christmases Past, Present and Future. Each has a lesson Scrooge must learn.

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Rated PG for some scary images | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1999 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuento de Navidad See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

DIC Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Scrooge has a dog named Debit in this animated musical film. In other film versions, he does not have a dog because it was not one of the characters in Charles Dickens' original novel. See more »

Connections

Version of O Velho Scrooge (1963) See more »

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Bad adaption - worse adaption - this film!
14 December 2001 | by George-157See all my reviews

It is not possible to make a worse film from the classic tale. Bad animation, boring songs, no humor, no tragedy... Poor spectators. Poor Dickens!


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