''A Christmas Carol'' is a 1938 film adaptation of [[Literature/AChristmasCarol the novel of the same name]]. Directed by Edwin L. Marin, it stars Reginald Owen as Ebenezer Scrooge.

!!This film provides examples of:

* AdaptedOut: This is one of the few versions that completely removes Ebenezer's doomed romance with Belle.
* JacobMarleyApparel: The ghost of Jacob Marley is wearing the clothes he was buried in.
* TheUnreveal: Scrooge extinguishes the Ghost of Christmas Past before she can show him [[StartOfDarkness "the darker years of his life"]].