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A Christmas Carol
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Directed by Stan Phillips
Produced by Stan Phillips
Andy Heyward
Robby London
Written by Jymn Magon
Starring Tim Curry
Whoopi Goldberg
Michael York
Ed Asner
Music by John Campbell
Megan Cavallari
Studio DIC Productions, L.P.
Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Release date(s) October 11, 1997
Running time 72 minutes
Country United States
Language English

A Christmas Carol is a 1997 American animated musical film version of the 1843 novella of the same name by Charles Dickens produced by DIC Productions, L.P. and distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. It features eight original songs and stars the voice talents of Tim Curry, Whoopi Goldberg, Ed Asner, and Michael York. The film also features additional material such as Scrooge's pet bulldog, Debit.

The film is nowadays a property of WildBrain, which holds the rights to the DIC Movie Toons, as well as most of DIC's library.


  • Tim Curry as Ebenezer Scrooge
  • Whoopi Goldberg as Ghost of Christmas Present
  • Michael York as Bob Cratchit
  • Ed Asner as Jacob Marley's Ghost
  • Frank Welker as Debit
  • Kath Soucie as Mrs. Cratchit, Ghost of Christmas Past and Fan
  • Jodi Benson as Belle
  • Sam Saletta as Boy Scrooge
  • Jarrad Kritzstein as Tiny Tim
  • Additional voices: John Garry, Amick Byram, Ian Whitcomb, Joe Lala, David Wagner, Bettina Bush, Jerry Houser, Sam Saletta, Alan Shearman, Jarrad Kritzstein, Cathy Riso, Sidney Miller, Kelly Lester, Anna Mathias and Judy Ovitz.
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