FILM : Christmas Carol, A (1984)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Christmas Carol, A (1984) 1984 George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, David Warner, Susannah York, Edward Woodward, Roger Rees Shropshire
Director : Clive Donner   Production Company : Entertainment Partners Ltd.  Region : MIDLANDS

An elderly, bitter miser learns compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

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A film made for television in the US but released theatrically in the UK.

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A Christmas Carol [DVD] [1984]

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Christmas Carol, A (1984) - The film opens one misty evening as a hearse conveying Jacob Marley passes along the street outside the office of Ebenezer Scrooge. The Square in Shrewsbury, Shropshire with the Old Market Hall on the right.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca001. The film opens one misty evening as a hearse conveying Jacob Marley passes along the street outside the office of Ebenezer Scrooge. The Square in Shrewsbury, Shropshire with the Old Market Hall on the right.

chrca001n. Victorian style shopfronts were added for filming. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2015)

Christmas Carol, A (1984) - Seven years later, Bob Cratchit (David Warner) looks down from Scrooge's office window into the street full with people preparing for Christmas. The window looks out from Perches House in Windsor Place, Shrewsbury.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca002. Seven years later, Bob Cratchit (David Warner) looks down from Scrooge's office window into the street full with people preparing for Christmas. The window looks out from Perches House in Windsor Place, Shrewsbury.

chrca002n. The same window. (PW)
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Christmas Carol, A (1984) - Ebenezer Scrooge (George C. Scott) leaves the building as Bob's son Tiny Tim (Anthony Walters) waits for his father. Looking at Perches House in Windsor Place from St. Mary's Water Lane.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca003. Ebenezer Scrooge (George C. Scott) leaves the building as Bob's son Tiny Tim (Anthony Walters) waits for his father. Looking at Perches House in Windsor Place from St. Mary's Water Lane.

chrca003n. The 16th Century building has been listed since 1953. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2015)

Christmas Carol, A (1984) - Pushing his way between carol singers, Scrooge walks through the city.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca004. Pushing his way between carol singers, Scrooge walks through the city.

chrca004n. Gullet Passage which runs between Shoplatch and The Square. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2015)

Christmas Carol, A (1984) - A band plays outside the Corn Exchange where Scrooge has business to transact. In the background rises The Parade Shopping Centre on St. Mary's Place, Shrewsbury.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca005. A band plays outside the Corn Exchange where Scrooge has business to transact. In the background rises The Parade Shopping Centre on St. Mary's Place, Shrewsbury.

chrca005n. The building dates from 1744 and was constructed as the Salop Infirmary, with the Royal prefix added in 1914. (PW)
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Christmas Carol, A (1984) - Bob finally leaves work and, picking up Tiny Tim, heads homeward. Windsor Place with the former Royal Salop Infirmary in the left distance.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca006. Bob finally leaves work and, picking up Tiny Tim, heads homeward. Windsor Place with the former Royal Salop Infirmary in the left distance.

chrca006n. A similar shot along the same street. (PW)
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Christmas Carol, A (1984) - Tiny Tim and his father watch young boys playing on the ice. In the background stands the former Royal Salop Infirmary.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca007. Tiny Tim and his father watch young boys playing on the ice. In the background stands the former Royal Salop Infirmary.

chrca007n. The hospital closed in 1977 and is now The Parade Shopping Centre. (PW)
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Christmas Carol, A (1984) - As night approaches, the miser makes his way home. This pathway crosses the churchyard of Old St. Chad's off Belmont in Shrewsbury.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca008. As night approaches, the miser makes his way home. This pathway crosses the churchyard of Old St. Chad's off Belmont in Shrewsbury.

chrca008n. A clearer view but no railings now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2015)

Christmas Carol, A (1984) - A phantom carriage passes Scrooge and disappears before his eyes.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca009. A phantom carriage passes Scrooge and disappears before his eyes.

Christmas Carol, A (1984) - Scrooge nears home, where he is visited by the ghost of Jacob Marley, his former partner. This is Belmont, which runs between Town Walls and Milk Street in Shrewsbury.
Christmas Carol, A (1984)

chrca010. Scrooge nears home, where he is visited by the ghost of Jacob Marley, his former partner. This is Belmont, which runs between Town Walls and Milk Street in Shrewsbury.

chrca010n. A van takes the place of the prop building in this comparison. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2015)

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