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A Christmas Carol (a.k.a. A Christmas Carol: Scrooge's Ghostly Tale) is a 2006 CGI-animated direct-to-video adaptation of the Charles Dickens tale, produced and distributed by BKN International. It was premiered in a limited theatrical release by Kidtoon Films on November 6, 2006, before having it released on DVD on November 21, 2006 by Genius Products.

This imaginary adaptation casts the famous Dickens characters as anthropomorphic animals; Ebenezer Scrooge and his relatives are skunks, Bob Cratchit and his family are rabbits, Jacob Marley is a cricket, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come are a stork, a kangaroo, and a walrus, respectively. This version differs from the original novella in many ways; the most notable difference is that Tiny Tim does not die in the hypothetical future, but instead becomes as miserly as Scrooge.


On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge is now and he warns him to change his ways or face the consequences in the afterlife. Scrooge dismisses the apparition but the first of the three ghosts, the Ghost of Christmas Past, visits as promised. Scrooge sees those events in his past life, both happy and sad, that forged his character. The second spirit, the Ghost of Christmas Present, shows him how many currently celebrate Christmas. The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows him how he will be remembered once he is gone. To his delight, the spirits complete their visits in one night giving him the opportunity to mend his ways.


Voice actor/actress Character(s)
Tim Bentink Ebenezer Scrooge (Skunk)
Brian Bowles Bob Cratchit (Rabbit)
Teresa Gallagher Tiny Tim (Rabbit)
Ghost of Christmas Past (Stork)
Keith Wickham Collector for the Orphanage #1
Jacob Marley (Cricket)
Scrooge's Father (Skunk)
Ghost of Christmas Present (Kangaroo)
Ghost of Christmas Future (Walrus)
Jo Wyatt Mrs. Cratchit (Rabbit)
Adam Dee
Alan Marriott (uncredited) Collector for the Orphanage #2

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