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A Christmas Carol Review

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Monumental tightarse Ebenezer Scrooge is given the shock of his life when three ghosts take him on some sobering trips during the night, and tell him to get his priorities straightened out.

★★★★★

The original movie adaptation of Charles Dickens' sentimental tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who rejoins the human race following four spectral visitations on Christmas Eve. Modestly mounted by MGM standards, less resonant than Alistair Sim's definitive 1951 portrayal and less spooky than Albert Finney's 1970 musical version.

Despite the lack of MGM padding, still recognizably Dickensian