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A Christmas Carol 1970
Air Programs International Productions
 featuring Ebeneezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Marley, Mrs. Cratchit, Spirit of Christmas Past, Spirit of Christmas Present; more Characters More Cartoon Characters...

A Christmas Carol BCDB Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (4.95 stars from 4 users.)

A Christmas Carol 1969 Animated

Comments by: Rating: 10 out of 10 stars Posted: December 01, 2007
This animated version of a Christmas Carol probably stands out in the minds of most of us who were kids in the 70's. The director is Zoran Janjic, the writer, Michael Robinson, and the producer is Walter J. Hucker. The voice of Ebenezer Scrooge was provided by Australian actor, Ron Haddrick.
While many would claim that the animation does not hold a candle to the 1971 Oscar winning, Chuck Jones animated version of a Christmas Carol, i would disagree. This version offers a charm and errieness to it that you truly focus on the story as well as the characters. This version reflects the essence of Christmas, especially for the late 60's and early 70's. Or maybe it's just a childhood thing for me.
This version has been released at least 3 times i know of on video. The first was by Rhino in 1989. The second by Bridgestone Multimedia. The third was by Diamond Entertainment Corporation out of Claifornia around 1994. Copies of this movie are no longer made and are difficult to find. Although i have had some luck lately through ebay and a couple of other sources. Hopefully, it will not become a "lost classic". For those of you who remember this classic and are interested, check your local TV listings for December. Especially check your "On Demand." It is still shown in certain parts of the country and with todays technology, it shouldn't be a problem to set your DVR's. Hopefully, someone will remaster it and put it on DVD soon. Anyone listening?
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