Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol

Abe Levitow, 1962

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A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens, 1843

Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol is a movie directed by Abe Levitow in 1962 and based on the book A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, first published in 1843. The movie features Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, and others.

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RATING

7.6

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Movie Poster: Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (Abe Levitow, 1962)

8.1

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Book Cover: A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens, 1843)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of A Christmas Carol, the 1843 book by Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol

Read by: Derek Miller

Storyline

Mr. Magoo is heading to a theater on Broadway, where he is starring as Ebenezer Scrooge in a musical production based on A Christmas Carol. Scrooge goes home and gets ready for bed, but is visited by the ghost of his business partner Jacob Marley, who has been dead for seven years.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol, the 1962 movie by Abe Levitow

Year

1962

Minutes

53

Movie Rate

7.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol

Country: USA

Year: 1962

Length: 53m

Cover of A Christmas Carol, the 1843 book by Charles Dickens

Year

1843

Pages

104

Book Rate

8.14

S: Goodreads

Book

A Christmas Carol

Country: UK

First published in: 1843

Length: 104 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
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A Christmas Carol (1977)
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The Stingiest Man in Town (1978)
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Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
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A Christmas Carol (1984)
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Scrooged (1988)
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Ms. Scrooge (1997)
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Ebenezer (1998)
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A Christmas Carol (1999)
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Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
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Scrooge and Marley (2001)
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A Carol Christmas (2003)
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A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004)
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Karroll's Christmas (2004)
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A Christmas Carol (2009)
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It's Christmas, Carol! (2012)
Movie by Michael Scott
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Scrooge & Marley (2012)
Movie by Richard Knight Jr
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Every Day Is Christmas (2018)
Movie by David Weaver
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A Christmas Carol (2019)
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A Christmas Carol (2020)
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A Nashville Christmas Carol (2020)
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Christmas Carole (2022)
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Spirited (2022)
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