by Marin, Edwin L [director.]; Godfrey, Peter [director.]; Owen, Reginald [actor.]; Stanwyck, Barbara [actor.]; Sullavan, Margaret [actor.]; Dickens, Charles; Laszlo, Miklos.Material type: Visual materialSeries: Silver screen icons: Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, Description: 2 videodiscs (367 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: Variously in English or French with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.Closed-captioned.Subject(s): Scrooge, Ebenezer -- Drama | Christmas -- Drama | Food writers -- Drama | Pen pals -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Homeless persons -- Drama | Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Film adaptations | Laszlo, Miklos -- Film adaptations | Christmas films | Romantic comedy films | Romance films | Comedy films | Film adaptations | Feature films | Fiction films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Includes the Holiday/Christmas films: A Christmas Carol (1938); The Shop Around the Corner (1940); Christmas in Connecticut (1945); It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947).
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol (1938) / produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; screenplay by Hugo Butler ; directed by Edwin L. Marin -- Christmas in Connecticut (1945) / screenplay by Lionel Houser, Adele Comandini ; directed by Peter Godfrey -- The shop around the corner (1940) / screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch -- It happened on 5th Avenue (1947) / screenplay by Everett Freeman ; produced and directed by Roy Del Ruth.
Originally released as motion pictures 1938-1947.
Variously in English or French with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
A Christmas carol: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart ; Christmas in Connecticut: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan ; The shop around the corner: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart ; It happened on 5th Avenue: Don Defore, Ann Harding.
First film based on the novel by Charles Dickens; third film based on "Parfumerie" by Nikolaus Laszlo.
Dolby mono, full screen 1.37:1.
Ebenezer Scrooge finds his view on life changed after he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future; a female newspaper columnist who writes about being a housewife scrambles to keep her job and must find a husband and family in short order, when her publisher invites himself to her alleged home for the holidays; two co-workers in a Budapest store who dislike each other discover that they have been pen pals for some time; homeless people take up residence in a mansion while the family is away for Christmas.
For private home use only.
MPAA rating: Not rated.