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Scrooge Movie 1951

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The search for Scrooge: Edinburgh gravestone inspired Dickens' famous creation

And while Scrooge, who was famously portrayed by Alastair Sim in the 1951 adaptation of the book, was a grumpy old miser – Scroggie was anything but. In fact, such were his lustrous ways that he gained a reputation as a philanderer and cad before his 


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Scrooge, (AKA a Christmas Carol), Alastair Sim, 1951

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Gorgo (Blu-ray)

Gorgo (Blu-ray)

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Price: $10.90

This ultimate collectors' edition is crammed with special features, on both discs. Film (and charles dickens) fans won't want to miss a single screen. The audio commentary by marcus hearn and george cole adds depth and perspective to alastair sim's amazing performance.


Romeo and Juliet (Blu-Ray)

Romeo and Juliet (Blu-Ray)

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Price: $11.59

This ultimate collectors' edition is crammed with special features, on both discs. Film (and charles dickens) fans won't want to miss a single screen. The audio commentary by marcus hearn and george cole adds depth and perspective to alastair sim's amazing performance.


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The Unbelievers

A brooding, Victorian murder mystery set in the Scottish Highlands and featuring Inspector Allerdyce and Sergeant McGillivray Scotland's richest man has been shot dead and dumped down a well. Was the Duke of Dornoch murdered by one of the miners whose wages he cut because of "market forces"? Was he killed in return for his part in clearing the Highlands of their people? Did a discarded lover take their final revenge? Inspector Allerdyce and Sergeant McGillivray VC must find out before the killer strikes again. But their search, from the material heights of Victorian society to its moral dregs, threatens to overturn everything Allerdyce believes and loves. In the tradition of Charles Finch and The Somnambulist, Alastair Sim has crafted a memorable, atmospheric novel that covers new...

Alastair Sim

Alastair sim was an energetic character both on and off the screen. His idiosyncratic style of acting in films such as 'The Belles of St Trinian's' endeared him to a cinema-going audience desperate to escape the day-to-day dreariness of an invasive, bureaucratic post-war Britain. In private, he was a curiously contradictory character, prejudiced and yet tolerant, thoughtful but sometimes inconsiderate. to examine the life of this extraordinary man, this biography contains original contributions from around thirty actors and actresses, including Sir Ian McKellen and Ronnie Corbett. It is supported by extensive research, including interviews with the playright Christopher Fry, the television producer John Howard Davies and actors who appeared on stage with Alastair as far back as the...

The search for Scrooge: Edinburgh gravestone inspired Dickens' famous creation - The Sunday Post

A GRAVESTONE that inspired Charles Dickens to write his classic tale A Christmas Carol is thought to have been broken up and discarded. The famous Edinburgh tombstone, which was inscribed with the name Ebenezer Lennox Scroggie, was central to the creation of the character Ebenezer Scrooge. However, grave workers believe it was crushed up during a refurbishment in 1932. Structural inspector Peter Gentleman – one of several city grave-checkers – said: “I’m pretty sure it would have been just broken up and crumbled into rubble as its... The stone that caught Dickens’ eye was inscribed “Ebenezer Lennox Scroggie – born Kirkcaldy 1792, died Edinburgh 1836”. The author came across it in Edinburgh’s Canongate Churchyard in 1841. And it’s thought a mistake on his part led to the... The author thought the inscription described Scroggie as a “mean man” – inspiring him to create his penny-pinching protagonist. “The Scots are famous for frugality but mean man was an advertisement of a shrivelled soul… this was the emblem of a life surely wasted. In later years he also said: “It must have shrivelled Scroggie’s soul to carry such a terrible thing to eternity. However, it’s thought the author misread the inscription. In fact, the words on Scroggie’s grave didn’t say “mean man” but instead read “meal man”, given Scroggie was a generous and prominent corn merchant in the city. Today, the Adam Smith Institute thinktank boasts that as a corn merchant Scroggie “saved and improved far more lives than anyone just giving away their money does, as his great uncle points out in the Wealth of Nations”. And while Scrooge, who was famously portrayed by Alastair Sim in the 1951 adaptation of the book, was a grumpy old miser – Scroggie was anything but. Carlo de Vito, author of the recent book Inventing Scrooge, said: “Of course, while Dickens’ mistake yielded one of fiction’s most revered characters Scroggie himself was one of Scotland’s greatest characters. However, those trying to track down the final resting place of Mr Scroggie will be bitterly disappointed after its destruction in 1932. In fact, most visitors probably walk over Scroggie’s grave without even realising, according to Peter Gentleman. He said: “The bit where most stones were lost is now an open gravel area on the east side of the church.

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  1. And while Scrooge, who was famously portrayed by Alastair Sim in the 1951 adaptation of the book, was a grumpy old miser – Scroggie was anything but. In fact, such were his lustrous ways that he gained a reputation as a philanderer and cad before his 
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  3. I had just settled into my favourite comfy chair and turned on the TV in order to indulge in one of my favourite Christmas rituals, yet another uninterrupted viewing of the 1951 classic “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, starring Alastair Sim
  1. @iSimonFiction I think you need a night cap to top off that ensemble. I'm picturing Alastair Sim in Scrooge.
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Alastair Sim - Wikipedia
Alastair George Bell Sim, CBE (9 October 1900 – 19 August 1976) was a Scottish character actor who began his theatrical career at the age of thirty, but quickly ...

A Christmas Carol (1951) - IMDb
Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. With Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns. An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is ...

Alastair Sim as Scrooge - Sheep Laughs
1951 "A Christmas Carol" starring Alastair Sim (A note from the webmaster: Rather then being a review of the film, of which ...

Alastair Sim, by his biographer Mark Simpson » The Cinema Museum ...

Alastair Sim, by his biographer Mark Simpson » The Cinema Museum ...
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Alastair Sim (1900-1976) b. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Alastair Sim (1900-1976) b. Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Alastair Sim Photo at AllPosters.com

Alastair Sim Photo at AllPosters.com
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A Christmas Carol (1951)
Alastair Sim (1900-1976) as Ebenezer Scrooge.
Alastair Sim inscription, Edinburgh
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Cottage to Let (1941)
while a plucky teenage cockney evacuated to the boffin's Scottish country estate sets out to expose a German spy ring. Second World War thriller, with Leslie Banks, John Mills, Alastair Sim and George Cole in his screen debut

Is it final curtain for Wellington's much-loved Clifton cinema?
It was built at a cost approaching £50,000 and the first films were “Captain January” with Shirley Temple and “The Big Noise” starring Alastair Sim. A year of celebrations will be held to mark the 80th anniversary of The Clifton. Campaigners ...

The Health Minister is a real Scrooge
I had just settled into my favourite comfy chair and turned on the TV in order to indulge in one of my favourite Christmas rituals, yet another uninterrupted viewing of the 1951 classic “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, starring Alastair Sim ...

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