History Film / Scrooge1970

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* AdaptationNameChange: Scrooge's nephew was renamed from Fred to Harry, and the stage version renames Scrooge's sister Fan to Jenny.

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* AdaptationNameChange: Scrooge's nephew was renamed from Fred to Harry, Belle becomes Isabel, and the stage version renames Scrooge's sister Fan to Jenny.
17th Mar '18 10:24:09 AM lalalei2001
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** Jacob Marley is also more caustic onstage than in the film. When Scrooge asks if he can sit down, in the film he responds with "I can," while in the stage version he gives an indignant "Of ''course'' I can sit down" and gets even more lines mocking Scrooge.

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** Jacob Marley is also more caustic onstage than in the film. When Scrooge asks if he can sit down, in the film he responds with "I can," while in the stage version he gives an indignant "Of ''course'' I can sit down" and gets film, getting even more lines mocking Scrooge.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: In the future sequence, Scrooge is gleeful at the crowd singing "Thank You Very Much" in front of his office, not realizing ''why'' they are so happy.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: In the future sequence, Scrooge is gleeful at the crowd singing "Thank You Very Much" in front of his office, not realizing ''why'' they are they're so happy.happy because he's dead.
16th Mar '18 7:38:32 AM lalalei2001
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* AdaptationalJerkass: The stage version makes Scrooge even more of a jerk than in the film, getting an additional song about how much he loves money, berating Marley's ghost after his visit, and denying any fault for his current circumstances.

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The stage version makes Scrooge even more of a jerk than in the film, getting an additional song about how much he loves money, berating Marley's ghost after his visit, and denying any fault for his current circumstances.circumstances.
** Jacob Marley is also more caustic onstage than in the film. When Scrooge asks if he can sit down, in the film he responds with "I can," while in the stage version he gives an indignant "Of ''course'' I can sit down" and gets even more lines mocking Scrooge.
9th Mar '18 7:43:26 AM lalalei2001
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* TheSnarkKnight: Jacob Marley and the Ghost of Christmas Present are more snarky than in most serious versions, particularly in the stage version where they get additional lines mocking Scrooge.
8th Mar '18 11:29:10 PM lalalei2001
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* AdaptationDistillation: The stage version removes the trip to Hell, but keeps in Marley saying he's been expecting Scrooge and devils appearing with a huge chain in a further attempt to scare Scrooge straight.

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* AdaptationDistillation: The Most stage version removes versions remove the trip to Hell, but keeps keep in Marley saying he's been expecting Scrooge and devils appearing with a huge chain in a further attempt to scare Scrooge straight.
8th Mar '18 10:51:41 AM lalalei2001
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* JerkassHasAPoint: "Fools who have no money spend it/Get in debt, then try to end it/Beg me on their knees, befriend them/Knowing I have cash to lend them..." This is true, even today.
8th Mar '18 10:48:56 AM lalalei2001
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* KickingAssInAllHerFinery: In flashbacks, Isabel takes part in an archery contest and wins while still wearing her finest dress.


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* TruerToTheText: This version includes the ghostly hearse, and Scrooge wishing to make amends with the boy singing carols.
8th Mar '18 2:29:43 AM lalalei2001
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* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Scrooge's nephew Harry is only named once in the film, with Scrooge just calling him "nephew."



* IfOnlyYouKnew: Fred's wife tells him that she doesn't want Uncle Ebenezer "haunting their party," while Scrooge and the Spirit of Christmas Present are in the room with them.

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* IHaveManyNames: Scrooge's nephew is called Harry in the movie and stage version and Fred in the DVD menu.
* IfOnlyYouKnew: Fred's Harry's wife tells him that she doesn't want Uncle Ebenezer "haunting their party," while Scrooge and the Spirit of Christmas Present are in the room with them.



* TooSpicyForYogSogoth: Scrooge is so nasty that the milk of human kindness wears off when he sees Fred's party games and starts to insult the guests, and the Ghost suggests he drink some more.

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* TooSpicyForYogSogoth: Scrooge is so nasty that the milk of human kindness wears off when he sees Fred's Harry's party games and starts to insult the guests, and the Ghost suggests he drink some more.
8th Mar '18 2:06:13 AM lalalei2001
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* FireAndBrimstoneHell: Scrooge has a vision of ending up in it after seeing his grave and then falling into it.

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* FireAndBrimstoneHell: Scrooge has a vision of ending up in it after seeing Hell, which is red-hot except for his grave and then falling into it.office, which is freezing cold.



* FreezeFrameBonus: Scrooge's office in Hell still has the "Scrooge and Marley" door sign.



-->'''Marley''': You will be to [[{{Satan}} him]], so to speak, what Bob Cratchit was to you.
* LonelyFuneral: This adaptation is one of the few that ''doesn't'' invoke this trope. Half of Camden Town shows up for Scrooge's funeral (the half that owes him money), though they technically [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing aren't mourners...]]

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-->'''Marley''': -->'''Marley:''' You will be to [[{{Satan}} him]], so to speak, what Bob Cratchit was to you.
* LonelyFuneral: This adaptation is one of the few that ''doesn't'' invoke this trope. Half of Camden Town shows up for Scrooge's funeral (the half that owes him money), though they technically [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing aren't mourners...]]mourners]].
8th Mar '18 1:33:47 AM lalalei2001
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* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: In the film, everyone in the Fezziwig Christmas party scene wears rather muted colors except for Isabelle, who wears a bright [[TrueBlueFemininity ice-blue]] dress.

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* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: In the film, everyone in the Fezziwig Christmas party scene wears rather muted colors except for Isabelle, Isabel, who wears a bright [[TrueBlueFemininity ice-blue]] dress.


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* ThereWasADoor: Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present utterly shatter the window as they leave the house.
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