?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Christmas movie #2

Scrooge (aka A Christmas Carol). 1951. Alastair Sim. My favorite (non-musical) adaptation of the Dickens classic. Sim plays the "squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner" so well that he's a revelation when he just as amazingly becomes “as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man as the good old city knew."

I'd forgotten that Hermione Baddeley is in this as Mrs. Cratchit. Only 13 years later she would be Ellen the maid in Mary Poppins. I didn't recognize her face, but I couldn't miss that voice.

Profile

kevinlauderdale
kevinlauderdale

Latest Month

February 2018
S M T W T F S
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Jamison Wieser