A Christmas Carol Reviews

December 5, 2012
A sturdy 1951 British mounting of the Dickens tale, with Alastair Sim contributing a definitive Scrooge.
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, 2008
Other Christmas Carols need not apply.
June 24, 2006
You have what Scrooge himself might call 'Ho-hum-bug.'
March 25, 2006
What we have in this rendition of Dickens' sometimes misunderstood Carol is an accurate comprehension of the agony of a shabby soul.
June 13, 2001
All in all, a beguiling festive treat.
January 1, 2000
At a reasonably short 85 minutes, this is nevertheless a complete experience, and the strength and depth of its drama makes it the most memorable of any adaptation of the tale.