THE BEST VERSION OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL!

This bloggers favorite version the classic, A Christmas Carol is
a 1984 British-American made-for-television
film adaptation of
Charles 
Dickens
famous 1843 novella of the same name. The
film was directed by
Clive Donner
, who had been an editor of
the 1951 film Scrooge, and
stars George C. Scott as the best
Ebenezer Scrooge. It was filmed on location in the historic
medieval county town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire, in the
English Midlands.

 
The movie remains among the most beloved of the several
adaptations of A Christmas Carol. Novelist and essayist
Louis Bayard, writing for Salon.com,  described it as "the
definitive version of a beloved literary
classic", praising its
fidelity to Dickens’
original story, the strength of the films
supporting cast, and especially Scott’s
performance as
Scrooge.

See the source image
George Campbell Scott
(October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999)


Tombstone from the graveyard scene.

Vintage Merry Christmas Digital Art by God and Country Prints

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One Response to “THE BEST VERSION OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL!”

  1. John Kerry says:

    Sorry but I will always prefer the version starring Alistair Simms, colorized or not.

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