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A Christmas Carol And Its Adaptations

A Critical Examination of Dickens"s Story And Its Productions on Screen And Television

by Fred Guida

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • English,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEdward Wagenknecht (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139694M
    ISBN 100786428406
    ISBN 109780786428403
    OCLC/WorldCa74113372

      But like any cultural touchstone, A Christmas Carol adaptations range from the delightful to the , some are the sort of story you gather . "Fred Guida, A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: Dickens's Story on Screen and Television, McFarland & Company, ISBN " This is the only definitive guide to adaptations of A Christmas Carol and many of the TV episodes listed in the adaptation list can be found in this book.

    More than two dozen. From the silent film called Scrooge, or, Marley's Ghost to the full CGI 3D Jim Carrey version, A Christmas Carol is adapted for film, television, and stage perennially. I believe that the best version is the ver.   The Muppet Christmas Carol Yes, yes. I’m listing one of the Muppets finer moments under a “non-traditional” Dickens adaptation, simply because they are felt creatures who interact with.

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"A Christmas Carol" must be--with the exception of the Nativity narratives in Matthew and Luke--the best known Christmas story in the world. As Fred Guida points out in this book, however, people may know the story more from the many film and TV versions that have been produced since than from Dickens's novel, so a knowledge of these adaptations is necessary in discussing the story's by: 3.

Everyone has a favorite film or television version of Dickens beloved A Christmas Carol. But few of us have any idea how very many adaptations there have been. Guida's wonderful book examines first the written Carol, then goes on to detail some of the hundreds of adaptations and variations, from the early stage versions and magic lantern slides to modern made-for-television Carols/5.

It’s “A Christmas Carol and its Adaptations: Dickens’s Story on Screen and Television,” by Fred Guida, McFarland, (). Over years after its original composition, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol continues to delight readers.

The figure of Ebenezer Scrooge has become a cultural icon, and Tiny Tim's "God Bless Us Every One" is as familiar as "Merry Christmas." It is not surprising that Dickens' "ghostly little book," as he called it, has proved popular with playwrights and screenwriters.

Over years after its original composition, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol continues to delight readers. The figure of Ebenezer Scrooge has become a cultural icon, and Tiny Tim’s “God Bless Us Every One” is as familiar as “Merry Christmas.”. A Brief History of A Christmas Carol and its Adaptations This article relates to Marley A Christmas Carol, the first and best known of Charles Dickens' five Christmas Books, was published on December 19th, Adaptations of A Christmas Carol fall into three rough categories.

The first of these is a straight adaptation, or interpretation of the story of the sake of the story, with an attempt to keep as close to the Dickens text as is possible. More scholarly than Paul Sammon's, "A Christmas Carol Carol Book," this tome gives some outstanding history on the various A Christmas Carol adaptations on film, television, and pre-cinema.

Fantastic research is evident throughout/5(7). A Christmas Carol: The Best and Worst Adaptations Features We delve back into more than a century of A Christmas Carol movies to find the best and worst adaptations of. A BBC adaptation of A Christmas Carol will explain that Ebenezer Scrooge was damaged by traumatic events in his childhood that Charles Dickens was unable to Author: Anita Singh.

A Christmas Carol And Its Adaptations - A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story And Its Productions On Screen And Television by Fred Guida - Paperback Book () for $ from Movies & TV McFarland & Company Series - Order by Phone /5(9). A Christmas Carol has never been out of print and has been translated into several languages; the story has been adapted many times for film, stage, opera and other media.

A Christmas Carol captured the zeitgeist of the mid-Victorian revival of the Christmas holiday. Dickens had acknowledged the influence of the modern Western observance of Christmas and later inspired several aspects of Christmas, Cited by:   A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations by Fred Guida,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: Fred Guida: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(12). More scholarly than Paul Sammon's, "A Christmas Carol Carol Book," this tome gives some outstanding history on the various A Christmas Carol adaptations on film, television, and pre-cinema.

Fantastic research is evident throughout/5. The many adaptations of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' ranked from worst to best, from a silent film to the computer-generated feature. Turning our favourite Christmas books into films gives a great opportunity to get your whole family in front of the TV or cinema screen to enjoy the story with you.

Film adaptations of Christmas classics bridge the gap between generations, with grandparents and their grandchildren having the opportunity to enjoy a story they read when they were. Despite Dickens's sledgehammer hopes, A Christmas Carol is a comforting book.

It suggests, as one contemporary noted, that "all social evils 5/5. “A Christmas Carol” is the first in a projected series of Dickens adaptations by Knight to be produced by the BBC and FX.

A Christmas carol and its adaptations: a critical examination of Dickens's story and its productions on screen and television /. The best known silent adaptation of A Christmas Carol was the version starring Seymour Hicks as the miserly curmudgeon. InSeymour Hicks reprised the part he had made his own in thousands of stage versions, plus the film adaptation, and played the title role in this, the first talking version of the Dickens classic.

I have watched about a dozen adaptations of A Christmas Carol in the last week, and let me tell you: Just about every one of them deserves to be boiled with its Author: Mary Sollosi. BBC's A Christmas Carol adaptation gets mixed reviews after debut episode. Sound issues, swearing and moving away from Dickens' original left some viewers unimpressed.

It's "A Christmas Carol and its Adaptations: Dickens's Story on Screen and Television," by Fred Guida, McFarland, (). You can also get it via Amazon here. You don't have to be a fanatic like me to love the book too. If you enjoy Dickens, A Christmas Carol, or just Christmas you'll love what's to learn from author Guida.