Scrooge (Colorized)

Scrooge (Colorized)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 26 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: December 6, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1951
  • Label: VCI Archive
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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Fresh85%

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Total Count: 34

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 53,501
What we have in this rendition of Dickens' sometimes misunderstood Carol is an accurate comprehension of the agony of a shabby soul. Full Review
New York Times
Mar 25, 2006
Other Christmas Carols need not apply. Full Review
Entertainment Weekly
Nov 27, 2008
Rating: 4/5 -- This faithful adaptation of Dickens' A Christmas Carol is a rare beast indeed, a genuinely affecting melodrama. Full Review
Total Film
Dec 6, 2013
All depends, therefore, in the making of a film from this story, on the re-creation of this atmosphere in dramatic terms. It cannot be said that Brian Desmond Hurst has been altogether successful in this respect. Full Review
Monthly Film Bulletin
Dec 12, 2015
You have what Scrooge himself might call 'Ho-hum-bug.' Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
Rating: 4/5 -- Watching most versions, the viewer is tempted to punch happy Scrooge. Here we yearn to share a sherry with the newly jolly rogue. Full Review
Irish Times
Jan 10, 2017
[T]his is the definitive choice among all the feature versions....Alastair Sim, gimlet-eyed and gleefully acidulous, is Scrooge...
Wall Street Journal
Nov 6, 2009

Description by OLDIES.com:

Dickens's holiday masterpiece comes to the screen with Alastair Sim as the definitive Scrooge. VCI is pleased to present this holiday classic, fully restored and re-mastered from the original negative discovered in England. BONUS FEATURE: Max Fleischer's "Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer".

Product Description:

Ebeneezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) contentedly meanders through his life as a cruel miser until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three ghosts. The spirits show him how his behavior has degenerated over the years as his heart has become colder. Using events from Scrooge's idealistic past, dreary present, and dismal future, the apparitions try their best to melt his steely soul. Will Scrooge see the error of his ways and learn the true meaning of Christmas' Check out this hailed classic and find out! Many critics widely consider this the definitive film version of Charles Dickens' cherished novel.

Plot Synopsis:

In this adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, "A Christmas Carol," a remake of the 1938 film, miser Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas and reforms his heartless and money-grubbing ways after being visited on Christmas Eve by four Ghosts: his old business partners Jacob and Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.

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  • A remake of the 1938 film.
  • Additional cast: Olga Edwardes (Fred's Wife); Michael Dolan (The Spirit of Christmas Past); C. Konarski (Spirit of the Future); Noel Howlett (1st Collector); Fred Johnson (2nd Collector); and Douglas Muir (2nd Businessman).
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 10,750
  • UPC: 089859755125
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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