Main title from Scrooge (1951)



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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Christmas, Drama, Family, Fantasy | 1h 26min |
| Stars: Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst

A miser reforms after ghosts haunt him on Christmas Eve


Publicity photograph of British actor, Alastair Sim
Ebenezer Scrooge
British actress Kathleen Harrison wears a striped blouse
Mrs Dilber
Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
Bob Cratchit
Brighton Rock (1948) opening credits (3)
Hermione Baddeley
Mrs Cratchit
Michael Hordern
Jacob Marley
George Cole
Young Ebenezer Scrooge
John Charlesworth
Peter Cratchit
Francis De Wolff
Spirit of Christmas Present
Rona Anderson
Carol Marsh
Fan Scrooge
Brian Worth
Ernest Thesiger
The Undertaker
Glyn Dearman
Tiny Tim
Michael Dolan
Spirit of Christmas Past
Olga Edwardes
Fred’s Wife
Roddy Hughes
Hattie Jacques
Mrs Fezziwig
Eleanor Summerfield
Miss Flora
Louise Hampton
Czeslaw Konarski
Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come
Eliot Makeham
Mr Snedrig
The African Queen (1951) screenshot (4) | Peter Bull
Peter Bull
First Businessman / Narrator
Douglas Muir
Second Businessman
Noel Howlett
First Collector
Fred Johnson
Second Collector
Henry Hewitt
Mr Rosehed
Hugh Dempster
Mr Groper
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By far the best available version of the classic parable; casting, art direction, pace and general direction are as good as can be. (Halliwell’s)

See also


Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) looks askance at Bob Cratchit (Mervyn Johns) in a scene from Scrooge (1951)
Scrooge DVD from Renown Pictures
Main title from Scrooge (1951)


Brian Desmond Hurst
Noel Langley
Writer (adaptation) / Writer (screenplay)
Charles Dickens
Writer (adapted from ‘A Christmas Carol’)


George Minter Productions
Production company
Renown Pictures Corporation
Production company