Tag Archives: Charles dickens

Carol for Another Christmas (1964) Rated NR

A man grieves for his son who died twenty years ago at Christmas during World War II. Starring Sterling Hayden, Eva Marie Saint, and Ben Gazzara. This film was produced as a special for the United Nations, and it was sponsored … Continue reading

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The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Three Wise Women (2010) Rated NR

A doctor, set to marry on Christmas Eve, gets help from her younger and older selves to discover who she truly is. Starring Fionnula Flanagan, John Rhys-Davies, Hugh O’Conor, Lauren Coe, Amy Huberman, Brendan Patricks. This film is inspired by … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012) Rated NR

A Masterpiece production of Charles Dickens’ unfinished book, The  Mystery of Edwin Drood. Starring Matthew Rhys, Freddie Fox, Tamzin Merchant. This has to be one of the worst productions I have seen depicting one of Charles  Dickens’ works. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Based on a novel, British Films, Drama, films, Masterpiece, Miniseries, Movie reviews, movies, Mysteries, Rated NR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scrooge (1935) Rated NR

Ebenezer Scrooge, gets a visit from his former partner, Marley, who tells him that he will be visited by three ghosts, all on Christmas Eve.  Based on the Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop, Robert Cochran One … Continue reading

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An American Christmas Carol (1979) Rated NR

Based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, London is transformed to Concord, New Hampshire during the great depression. Starring Henry Winkler, David Wayne, Chris Wiggins Benedict Slade is the modern Mr. Scrooge without the cruelty that Scrooge is. Slade is more … Continue reading

Posted in 1979, Based on a novel, Canadian Films, Christmas Films, Drama, fantasy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Christmas Carol (1984)

Rated PG George C. Scott plays Scrooge in this Charles Dickens classic. Starring George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence This has to be the second best Christmas Carol adaption. Scott’s portrayal of Scrooge was one of the best I’ve seen … Continue reading

Posted in 1984, Based on a novel, Christmas Films, Drama, family, fantasy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ebbie (1995)

Rated NR This was an interesting movie. It’s an updated version of A Christmas Carol, I know another version and this version has a female Scrooge that’s very modern. She owns a store and not a bank. Ms. Scrooge seemed to give … Continue reading

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Karroll’s Christmas (2004)

Rated TV-PG Another take on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and it is a delightful take. There was a mix-up and all the ghosts go to the wrong house. Even though, this a delightful film, I still wouldn’t watch it again. … Continue reading

Posted in 2004, Based on a novel, Christmas Films, comedy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment