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A Christmas Carol
A well-acted early version of Charles Dickens' much loved Christmas story, featuring some impressive ghost sequences.
Fantasy 1914 23 mins Silent
This fine early version of Charles Dickens's timeless Christmas story features established stage actor Charles Rock in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. Despite the compressed running time, all of the story's essential ingredients are skilfully woven into the mix. The visitations of the ghosts and their travels through space and time with Scrooge are particularly impressive for the period.
1914 on Film
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