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There have been dozens of adaptations of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol but this atmospheric, black-and-white version is one of the best. Great Scottish actor Alistair Sim stars as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge; an uncaring and tight fisted company boss who places profit above his workers, his family and especially above Christmas. On Christmas Eve Scrooge is visited by a series of spooky ghosts that are determined to make him see the error of his ways. The spirits in this version are frequently scary enough to convince us that the grumpy old man may indeed be persuaded to change but the film’s real strength lies in Sim’s energetic performance, which brilliant captures Scrooge’s dramatic and touching transformation.
Feel-good Christmas classic about a man who is visited by an angel to remind him what life would be like had he never lived at all.
11+ years 130 mins
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5–14 years 85 mins
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11–16 years 102 mins
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We look at how 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' presents a different side to Charles Dickens and demonstrates the influence of 'A Christmas Carol' to this day.
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