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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 »

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Production Co:

DIC Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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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 »

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Version of A Christmas Carol (1950) See more »

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A boring version
25 December 2002 | by MerkalSee all my reviews

Despite the famous cast this animated version of Dickens tale is the borest I've seen. Enough that I zapped away in he first commercial break. The characters didn't appeal to me at all and the animation is looking cheap.

I'll give this movie a very low rating. Give me the Disney version anytime.


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