Category Archives: Alastair Sim

1971 Chuck Jones Animated Film

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A Christmas Carol (1971) is a 25-minute animated cartoon adaptation of Charles Dickens’ book which was originally shown on Dec 21, 1971 on ABC television in the United States. Originally produced for television in 1971, A Christmas Carol was recognized for its excellence and nominated for an Academy Award… but there was a problem. Only films shown theatrically were eligible…. Read more »

Alastair Sim As Scrooge

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All About The 1951 “A Christmas Carol” Adaptation Starring Alastair Sim (A note from the webmaster: Rather than being a review of the film, of which there are many online, this article focuses on the additions that the film made when adapting the novel. Also, although the original film is in black and white, and works beautifully so, the images… Read more »