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.
Did You Know?
's only lines are heard when Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come overhear the three men discussing a death and funeral. Amsterdam voices the first speaker in a low register, and he also voices the man with the high register. 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.
Although shown in its entire 53-minute version during the 1960s, many current television prints of the "Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol" have been cut by as much as 10 minutes to make room for longer commercial breaks. The "Back to Broadway" framing story is often eliminated, as well as the songs "Ringle, Ringle" and "We're Despicable". See more
Version of A Christmas Carol
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Written by Charles Wesley
and Felix Mendelssohn
Performed by Carolers See more