A Christmas Carol (1938)
This original 1938 cinematic take on the Charles Dickens' holiday tale is a classic that's as integral a part of Christmas as lighted trees and mistletoe. Reginald Owen and Gene Lockhart star in this rewarding holiday treat.
In one haunted evening, embittered old miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Owen), who has soured on the world and his fellowman, learns the true spirit of Christmas from three ghostly visitors.
After moving visions of long-dead happiness, of past and present remorse and a fearful glimpse into the future, Scrooge receives the chance to change his life for the better on Christmas morning.