Category Archives: Film Version

Patrick’s Stewart’s “A Christmas Carol”

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No self-respecting Christmas Carol site would be caught online without including a tribute to the one contemporary man who embodies it most: Patrick Stewart. Stewart’s primary connection to Dickens’ story is his famous one-man performance, which he has done annually to packed houses since 1989. Fortunately for the rest of us who can’t get to the live event, he has… Read more »

Rich Little’s Christmas Carol

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Rich Little’s Christmas Carol – T’was the night before Christmas… And Rich Little is in the house! The master impresario is at it again with a little bit of Christmas cheer. Rich comically retells this holiday classic by Charles Dickens, replacing Scrooge with W.C. Fields, Richard Nixon as Jacob Marley, Edith Bunker as Mrs. Cratchit and many more. All of… Read more »

1970 Musical “Scrooge” Film

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1970 “Scrooge,” starring Albert Finney My next favorite film version of “A Christmas Carol,” right after the Alastair Sim movie, is this one from 1970. Finney received the 1970 Golden Globe Award for best actor in musical or comedy. The film was also nominated for Academy Awards for art direction/ set decoration, costume designer, best song (“Thank You Very Much”)… 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 »