A Christmas Carol Reviews

December 12, 2015
All depends, therefore, in the making of a film from this story, on the re-creation of this atmosphere in dramatic terms. It cannot be said that Brian Desmond Hurst has been altogether successful in this respect.
Top Critic
December 5, 2008
Though Dickens' frank sentimentality calls for broad treatment, Brian Desmond Hurst's direction is too often heavy as well.
November 27, 2007
A bland, stodgy movie.
June 24, 2006
You have what Scrooge himself might call 'Ho-hum-bug.'
December 11, 2005
Sadly this 1951 rendition has aged terribly.