Scrooge is a 1935 British fantasy film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop and Robert Cochran. Hicks appears as Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser who hates Christmas. It was the first sound version of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol.
|Seymour Hicks||Ebenezer Scrooge|
|Donald Calthrop||Bob Cratchit|
|Barbara Everest||Mrs. Cratchit|
|Philip Frost||Tiny Tim|
|Garry Marsh||Belle's husband|
|Marie Ney (uncredited)||Spirit of Christmas Past|
|Oscar Asche||Spirit of Christmas Present|
|C.V. France||Spirit of Christmas Future|
|Athene Seyler||Scrooge's Charwoman|
|Maurice Evans||Poor man|
|Mary Lawson||Poor man's wife|
|Eve Gray||Fred's wife|
|Morris Harvey||Poulterer with prize turkey|
|Margaret Yarde||Scrooge's Laundress|
|Hugh E. Wright||Old Joe|
|Robert Morley (uncredited)||Rich man|
American Release Edits
The original American release of this film was 63 minutes long. The 15 minutes of edited material include:
- The visit of the two men seeking donations is deleted
- The Cratchit's dinner scene is shortened, including Tiny Tim saying "God bless us, everyone"
- The brief scenes on a lighthouse and a sailing ship is cut
- The party at Fred's while Scrooge and Christmas Present watch is cut.
- Scrooge helps the boy wake up the poulterer.
- And the ending where Scrooge meets Bob Cratchit at church.
The complete 78 minute version is now available on several DVD editions.