How Well Do You Know Charles Dickens’ Classic A Christmas Carol?
From the time of its publication in 1843, A Christmas Carol was an instant hit. Test your knowledge of the classic holiday tale.
The 1951 English version, considered the most faithful to Dickens’ story, is often praised for its acting and set design. Who plays Scrooge?
Answer: Scottish actor Alastair Sim was also known for his comedic and character roles. For more brain exercises see if you can spot the difference in these holiday photos.
This 1988 retelling of A Christmas Carol features comedian Bill Murray as a cynical and ruthless TV executive.
Answer: In Scrooged, Frank Cross, played by Murray, changes his mean-spirited ways after he’s haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. Check out these surprising Christmas trivia facts you probably didn’t know.
The great English character actor Michael Caine stars as Scrooge in which version?
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Answer: The Muppet Christmas Carol, a heartwarming version of the holiday classic, debuted in 1992 with Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit.
Reginald Owen took the role of Scrooge in the 1938 Hollywood version after another actor backed out due to illness. That actor later played a mean miser in another Christmas movie, It’s a Wonderful Life. Who was it?
Answer: Lionel Barrymore played Mr. Potter in Frank Capra’s iconic 1946 film. Take this quiz to see how well you know the 12 days of Christmas.
This nearsighted character stars in a 1962 animated version of the Dickens tale.
Answer: Visually-challenged Mr. Magoo, a popular cartoon character in the early 1960s, took his turn as Scrooge in this TV special.
Disney’s Scrooge McDuck, a Scottish miser, appears in which 1983 movie?
Answer: Mickey’s Christmas Carol is a short (23 minutes), animated version of Charles Dickens’ tale with beloved Disney characters. You’ll want to steal these festive Christmas traditions from around the world.
Before starring in a 1999 version of the Dickens story, this actor made his name playing the captain of the Enterprise.
Answer: Patrick Stewart explored distant planets as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation. If you want more Christmas games, get these fun Christmas games to play with your family
Albert Finney stars in the 1970 version that turns the Scrooge story into what?
Answer: Scrooge is a musical version of Dickens’ story. Albert Finney won a Golden Globe award for his performance. Learn about these fun facts about the holiday season.