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A Christmas Carol (1997)

Country of Origin: USA/Canada
Year of Production: 1996
Running Times: 72 mins
Length:
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: stereo

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: DIC Productions & Twentieth Century Fox
Executive in Charge of Production: Stacey Gallishaw
Executive Producers: Andy Heyward, Robby London, Mike Maliani
Supervising Producer: Janice Sonski
Producer: Stan Phillips
Associate Producer: Christy Buskirk
Production Supervisor: Emily Wensel
Assistant Production Supervisor: Tracy Hansen
Production Coordinator: Ninette Kohley

SCRIPT
Adaptated by: Jymn Magon
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Script Assistant: Patrick Boylan

DIRECTION
Director: Stan Phillips
Voice Direction: Marsha Goodman

ANIMATION
Animation Director: Glenn Wright
Character Design: Luisito Escauriaga, Mauro Casalese, Tina Akland, Meliza Espinoza, Greg Reeve
Background Design: Dean Sherritt, Colleen Holub, Trevor Bentley, Ian Bartolo, Olaf Miller
Storyboard Supervisor: Brad Neave
Storyboards: Eduardo Soriano, Tony Lovett, Santos Gan, Colleen Holub, Laz Baarde, Glen Lovett, Renato Otacan, Lil Reichmann

MUSIC
Music: Megan Cavallari, John Campbell
Musical Director: Karyn Ulman
Music Coordinators: Deborah Clark, Sanford Jenkins Jr
Assistant Music Coordinator: Drew Jessel
Scoring Mixer: Tim Jaquette

SONGS AND ADDITIONAL MUSIC
Songs: Megan Cavallari, David Goldsmith

SOUND

OTHER CREW
Script Coordinator: Lori Anderson
Assistant Script Coordinator: William A. Ruiz
Director of Research: Renee Toporzysek
Talent Coordinator: Paul F. Quinn

CASTING
Casting: Marsha Goodman

VOICES
Tim Curry (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Whoopi Goldberg (Spirit of Christmas Present)
Michael York (Bob Cratchit)
Edward Asner (Marley)
Frank Welker (Debit)
Kath Soucie (Mrs Cratchit)
Jodi Benson (Belle)
John Garry
Amick Byram
Ian Whitcomb
Joe Lala
David Wagner
Bettina Bush
Jerry Houser
Sam Saletta
Alan Shearman
Jarrad Kritzstein
Cathy Riso
Sidney Miller
Kelly Lester
Anna Mathias
Judy Ovitz

PLOT SUMMARY

Miserly London businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the ghost of his dead business partner Marley, who warns him that three more ghosts will appear during the night trying to show Scrooge the error of his ways. As the night wears on, he's visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. But will even they be enough to soften old Scrooge's heart?

CENSORSHIP HISTORY

UK
Rating: U

USA
Rating: PG (for some scary images)

POSTER TAGS

An All-New Feature-Length Animated Musical!

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Cuento de Navidad – Venezuelan title
Familjen Flintas julsaga – Swedish title

LINKS

SEE ALSO
A Christmas Carol (adaptations)

REFERENCES

BOOKS

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc (2000)) pp.227-228
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KEYWORDS

animation, book into film, christmas, ghosts


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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