A Christmas CarolBook - 2009
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This film adaptation of the Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol, about miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve, and learns the meaning of the true spirit of the holiday, will put you in a festive mood whatever holiday you celebrate!Warner Brothers, 1938. Not Rated: 69 minutes (more)
There is no time like the holidays to cuddle up with classic Christmas stories. I still remember when I first saw A Christmas Carol as a young girl. Seeing Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol this month gave me the same thrill. Wanting to continue that magic, I was inspired to re-read this classic Dickens tale. Though there are many versions of A Christmas Carol, my favorite for young reader… (more)
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This is a great story to remind the reader of the dangers associated with greed. Also, the idea of family is strongly promoted in "A Christmas Carol." If Scrooge had married Isabelle, what would have happened? The sad thing is Scrooge never was able to rewind the clock and answer that question; however, Dickens was very clever and did this intentionally. He desired the audience to ask this question concerning their own life. This points to a very important concept. The decisions made on a daily basis will have consequences, so it is important to make good decisions. Unfortunately, Scrooge's priorities were messed up and he had to reap the consequences. However, like Scrooge it is never too late to make a change, and what better time than Christmas? What a hopeful, encouraging Christmas tale!
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black_cat_2717 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 99
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