Tag: A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London in 1843.

Carol For Another Christmas 1964 TV REVIEW

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STEVIE MILLER reviews Carol for Another Christmas 1964, Rob Serling’s retelling of the Dicken’s classic, where a bitter man begins to understand the significance of unity over division - just in time for Christmas.

10 A Christmas Carol Facts You Need To Know

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A Christmas Carol is a spooky festival perennial, but did you know these 10 intriguing facts about Dickens' tale of ghostly redemption, from CALLUM CAMPBELL?

Charles Dickens’ ghost haunts Birmingham each Christmas

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Charles Dickens Ghost
The ghost of Charles Dickens returns to Birmingham Town Hall each year to give a spectral reading of his Christmas classic, says ANDREW HOMER

Blackadder’s Christmas Carol 1988 TV REVIEW

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Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Blackadder’s Christmas Carol, which first aired on the BBC in 1988, is an inventive reimagining of the Dickens classic, says CHRISTINE MILLER

A Christmas Carol 1971 REVIEW

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A Christmas Carol 1971 is fine animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

A Christmas Carol 1938 REVIEW

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Jacob Marley's Ghost (Leo G. Carroll) appears to Ebenezer Scrooge (Reginald Owen) in A Christmas Carol 1938
A Christmas Carol 1938 is an uplifting if not very spooky version of the Dickens Yuletide classic, says guest writer HARRI TYSOE

What inspired Charles Dickens, the man who invented Christmas, to write...

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The Man Who Invented Christmas
Guest writer HEATHER ANDOLINA looks at Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and the upcoming film, The Man Who Invented Christmas

A Christmas Carol 1984 TV Review: Being a Ghost Story of...

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George C Scott as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol 1984
PHILIP DAVIES reveals a chilling real-life ghost story linked to George C Scott, A Christmas Carol 1984 and Shrewsbury

Who ‘invented’ the Christmas Ghost Story?

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BARRY McCANN takes a look at the traditional English Christmas Ghost Story

A Christmas Carol 1910 Full Movie VIDEO

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A Christmas Carol 1910
Wanna see a silent version of Christmas Carol made by the same people who made the first Frankenstein film?

Scrooge 1935 Full Movie VIDEO

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There's lots of versions of A Christmas Carol, but have you seen the first sound version - Scrooge 1935?

Scrooge 1951 Full Movie VIDEO

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Watch Scrooge 1951 full movie, starring Alastair Sim as the mean old Mr Scrooge.

Ghosts at Christmas BOOK REVIEW

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Ghosts at Christmas
There is an inordinate amount of spookiness at Christmastime. DAVID SAUNDERSON reviews Darren W. Ritson's Ghosts at Christmas.

6 Surprising Christmas Carol TV Specials

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A Christmas Carol tv adaptations
Charles Dickens could never have imagined how many adaptations A Christmas Carol would have spawned!

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The Treasure of Abbot Thomas 1974 TV REVIEW

The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
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