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An Oscar-Winning Animated ‘Christmas Carol’

posted by Nell Minow

I thought I knew of — and loved — every film version of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”  But what a delight to discover a new one, and an Oscar-winning animated version by one of my favorite artists, Richard Williams (of “The Thief the the Cobbler”) and narrated by Michael Redgrave!  And Alistair Sim, my favorite Scrooge, reprises his role from the 1951 classic version.  Many thanks to Spencer Kornhaber of the Atlantic for this fascinating post, which includes the half-hour long movie in full.

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