A Christmas Carol

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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 9 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: November 8, 2005
  • Originally Released: 1938
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Mono 1.0 English

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 13


User Ratings: 56,567
Rating: B+ -- Edwin L. Marin robustly directs the Charles Dickens classic. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Dec 24, 2004
Rating: 3/5 -- [A] typically polished MGM version of Charles Dickens's yuletide favourite. Full Review
Radio Times
Nov 19, 2019
Rating: 7/10 -- The movie is nothing if not sincere, which goes a long way in a sentimental tale like this one. Full Review
Movie Metropolis
Nov 23, 2005
Rating: 4/5 -- A gentle, less scary version of the classic. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Jan 2, 2011
Rating: 4/5 -- Solid version of the story, but eclipsed by the 1951 film.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Mar 8, 2004
Rating: B -- Effective adaptation of Charles Dickens novel, well acted by Reginald Owen and the rest of the cast. Full Review
Jul 18, 2011
Rating: 3/5 -- This is a timeless ode to Dikie- Look for the Barrymore version too...
Blunt Review
Aug 27, 2004

Product Description:

Though not quite on a par with the same-titled film starring Alistair Sim, this version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL is still a moving version of the classic story. A wealthy miser learns how wonderful and fulfilling life can be with a little generosity at Christmas time from three spectres who visit him the night before Christmas.

Description by Warner Home Video:

Christmas Carol, A
A classic that's as integral a part of Christmas as lighted trees and mistletoe. Reginald Owen and Gene Lockhart star in this rewarding holiday treat.


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A Christmas Carol (1938) Movie Lover: from EL CAJON, CA US -- February, 27, 2011

I agree with you about this picture,starring Reginald Owen, however I truly like the same titled movie but the star is Alastair Simms,its was presented in 1951 a true British version. This version should be also given 5 stars.

The PERFECT Christmas Carol Movie Lover: from San Francisco -- January, 10, 2010

This is truly the quintesential version of this timeless classic! Reginald Owen is far and away the best Scrooge! The complete feel of the movie is so "period" and it's truly a MUST HAVE for anyone's holiay movie collection! Plus, you get to see a very young June Lockhart in her first movie role as one of the Cratchett children, with her real-life mother and father playing the roles of Mr. and Mrs. Cratchett! It's a perfect holiday addition!! ENJOY!!

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