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December 24, 2007

A Christmas Carol: Stewart, Scott, Finney, Sim, or Muppets?

The debate rages. Some say George C. Scott is the clear winner, others say Alistair Sim.

Yes. I left Bill Murray off on purpose. Bobcat Goldthwait is a deal breaker for me, sorry.

So what's your favorite version?

UPDATED FOR CHRISTMAS DAY: Several commenters correctly point out I left out a major contender. That oversight is now corrected, below the fold.

Merry Christmas you morons.


Reginald Owen, 1938


Alistair Sim, 1951


Albert Finney, 1970 (the musical "Scrooge")


George C. Scott, 1984


Michael Caine, 1992



Patrick Stewart, 1999

As several of you moron commenters (including Spurwing Plover) pointed out, I missed this one.


Mr. Magoo, 1962

My bad.

Heh. One more. There's a 1935 version starring Seymour Hicks, I don't think I've ever seen it.


Seymour Hicks, 1935

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