A Christmas Carol (1951): Ghosts visit a miser during the holidays to teach him the errors of his ways. Dir.: Brian Desmond-Hurst Cast: Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Jack Warner 86 min./8:30pm CDT/TCM
Simply the best version of Dickens’ short novel. The additions are seamlessly Dickensian; the ghost story, vivid (and a little terrifying); the redemption, emotional and joyous. My favorite Christmas movie. And Alastair Sim’s performance is one for the ages.