A christmas carol is a story i have watched in movies, plays, tv, local theater but have never read. Christmas carol by lionel barrymore 30077 by lionel barrymore. Vinyl 10 lionel barrymore a christmas carol vinyl discogs. A christmas carol radio spirits version dramatized. Seuss how the grinch stole christmas, and horton hatches the egg, a christmas carol, mowglis brothers jose ferrer,boris karloff,marvin miller, lionel. Any praise for lionel barrymore is well deserved, but if you want a truly classic recording of a christmas carol, then the 1938 version of this. Lionel barrymore a christmas carol vinyl records and cds. Although lionel barrymore is identified with the radio tradition of a christmas carol, ironically, the best production of it is without him. The great lionel barrymore portrayed ebenezer scrooge in campbell playhouses annual performance of a christmas carol. Lionel barrymore as ebenezer scrooge a christmas carol by. On the set, he tripped over a sound cable and broke his hip. Otr usually means radio broadcasting from the golden age of radio, mostly before 1964. It is truly fantastic and makes me want to read other dickens.
Any praise for lionel barrymore is well deserved, but if you want a truly classic recording of a christmas carol, then the 1938 version of this program is far superior. At the urging of barrymore himself, reginald owen was. A colorful retelling of dickens original story, a christmas carol reveals james rice at his best. It is not to be confused with our listing e3222 released later which includes the recording of a christmas carol by lionel barrymore together with christmas. Christmas carol in prose by charles dickens, first edition. My personal favorite of his adaptations remains the hauntingly askew orson welles show version of carl ewalds my little boy, but i cant deny that he brings an entirely suitable tone of mild grandeur, initially stern but ultimately pleased, to a christmas carol. See all 7 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. A christmas carollionel barrymore as ebenezer scroogemgm records10 lp first released in 1947 mgm16reissued in 1950 e250reissued in 1956 lion l71024 the first ever american radio broadcast of charles dickens a christmas carol starring lionel barrymore. Jul 04, 2010 listen to your favorite songs from dickens. A christmas carol by charles dickens free at loyal books.
Back before television, a holiday season tradition in america was listening to a christmas carol by charles dickens as performed on radio by lionel barrymore. This version of charles dickens christmas carol has always been my favorit. Listen to a christmas carol by charles dickens available from rakuten kobo. Or, an audiobook narrator says merry christmas the only way he knows how. Adapting from dickens own condensed version of a christmas carol, james rice uses his unique style to create a beautiful new interpretation of the old favorite a version which will undoubtedly become a classic in itself.
Lionel barrymore, orson welles, bernard herrmann, orson welles and the mercury theater. The campbell playhouse presentation of a christmas carol in cd audio written by charles dickens starring lionel barrymore and orson welles and full cast. The classic campbell playhouse dramatization of a christmas carol by charles dickens narrated by orson welles and starring lionel barrymore. A christmas carol audiobook by charles dickens rakuten kobo. A christmas carol in prose the annotated books by dickens, charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. A christmas carol by orson welles, lionel barrymore now. Lionel barrymore a christmas carol 1947, shellac discogs. Lionel barrymore starred as scrooge in a dramatisation on the cbs radio network on 25 december. Multiple actors have played ebenezer scrooge in numerous adaptations of charles dickens story a christmas carol. A christmas carol otr on 1 audio cd campbell playhouse. The definitive a christmas carol radio program log with. A christmas carol with orson welles and lionel barrymore. Dec, 2012 a christmas carol is a novella by charles dickens. A christmas carol is a novella by english author charles dickens first published by chapman and hall and first released on 19 december 1843.
Barrymore, an actor of both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries who managed to. But one actor performed the role every year, creating a 20 year tradition. A christmas carol with lionel barrymore, 1947 on vimeo. If you could sum up a christmas carol radio spirits version dramatized in three words, what would they be. The radio intro has been shortened to just the christmas carol. A christmas tree by charles dickens audiobook youtube. Excellent story despite what the selfserving right wing uploader says, a christmas carol. Charles dickens, lionel barrymore a christmas carol. The ronald colman a christmas carol is slightly abbreviated on both the lp and the cd versions.
This version of charles dickenss a christmas carol, masterfully narrated by tim curry, was available for a limited time last year, and now its back. Dickenss christmas books, christmas stories, and other. In a series of ghostly visits, scrooge visits his happy past, sees the difficulties of the present, views a bleak future, and in the end amends his mean ways. A christmas carol, the popular 1843 novella by charles dickens 18121870, is one of the. The program continued to feature the charismatic and fiery welles as both a host and an actor. Christmas carol 1939 radio play with lionel barrymore. Lionel barrymore a christmas carol releases discogs. Programs such as lionel barrymore s a christmas carol and jack bennys hilarious shopping trips were radio staples during the 1930s and 40s. Narrated by orson welles, and starring lionel barrymore as scrooge. It is not the lionel barrymore version, but the 1938 version where orson narrates. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Original commercials and networkstation id included. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free.
A christmas carol original soundtrack recording by lionel. The version that i have misspells orson welles name as orsen wells on both inserts and on the cd. Check out a christmas carol original soundtrack recording by lionel barrymore on amazon music. Charles dickens 18121870 a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, biting, clutching, covetous old sinner is hardly hero material, but this is exactly what makes a christmas carol by charles dickens such an unforgettable book and its hero, ebenezer scrooge such an extraordinarily enduring character. Sf49ersfan favorite favorite favorite favorite august 7, 2017 subject. A christmas carol, a vintage radio broadcast by orson welles. A christmas carol by orson welles, lionel barrymore. This collection contains six classic christmas radio productions from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. A christmas carol from campbell playhouse, with orson welles as host and lionel barrymore as. A christmas carol campbell playhouse 23 december 1938. In this short novel, dickens follows old mizer ebenezer scrooge as he is forced to face up to a life of selfish behavior and allconsuming greed. Lionel barrymore as ebenezer scrooge in a christmas carol by chalres dickens. A christmas carol from campbell playhouse, with orson welles as host and lionel barrymore as ebeneezer scrooge december 24, 1939. In this new stage version, patrick barlow takes charles dickens classic story of greed, grief, ghoulish ghosts and eleventhhour redemption, and makes it feel brand new again.
A christmas carol starring lionel barrymore a christmas. And yet, he manages to visit his old partner, the miser ebenezer scrooge, and send him on a t. Kodi archive and support file community software vintage software apk msdos cd rom software cd rom software library. The orson wells version of a christmas carol is the best and this brings back fond memories. This oneof a kind performance puts a unique spin on a treasured classic, and served as the inspiration for the exciting new line of audible signature classics, including adventures of. I have this on cd and listen to it several times a season while driving.
With only six weeks left to shoot a christmas carol 1938, mgm reluctantly moved forward with production. A christmas carol cd campbell playhouse otr 1939 radio. The story tells of sour and stingy ebenezer scrooges. I have endeavored in this ghostly little book to raise th. In an attempt to finish the production, a harlow lookalike was hired and lionel barrymore was called back for shooting. A christmas carol audio connoisseur version audiobook.
The great lionel barrymore portrayed ebenezer scrooge in campbell playhouses annual performance of a christmas carol by charles dickens. These shows from the pretelevision age include adventure, comedies, mystery shows, western dramas and shows from world war ii. Lionel barrymore, the bestloved actor of our time, in the worlds best loved christmas story, a christmas carol. Charles dickens a christmas carol lionel barrymore performer, orson welles performer format. A christmas carol with orson welles and lionel barrymore radio transcript, audio december 17, 2016 lionel barrymore is best known to movie fans for his portrayal of the evil mr.
A christmas carol by brian desmond hurst alastair sim. Published in 1843, a christmas carol has become as much a part of christmas as trees and stockings, plum pudding and mistletoe, enjoyed by children and adults alike. Cbs campbell playhouse 1939 broadcast a christmas carol. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. This is a christmas carol with lionel barrymore, 1947 by the radio ghost on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Stream adfree or purchase cd s and mp3s now on amazon. Orson welles revolutionized radio drama with his firstperson singular narration in audio storytelling on his mercury theatre broadcasts. Orson welles is good but lionel barrymore is outstanding. These shows from the pretelevision age include adventure, comedies. It is not the lionel barrymore version, but the 1938 version where orson narrates and plays scrooge. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.
The cbs campbell playhouse 1939 broadcast of a christmas carol lionel barrymore performs the role of scrooge for the radio broadcast. Lionel barrymore a christmas carol 4 recordbook set. Lionel barrymore a christmas carol shellac discogs. Community software vintage software apk msdos cd rom software cd rom. A christmas carol cbs radio 1939 orson welles, lionel. A christmas carol mercury theater on the air radio drama 1939 produced and narrated by orson welles and starring lionel barrymore as ebenezer scrooge. A classic tale of what comes to those whose hearts are hard. Lionel barrymore as ebenezer scrooge a christmas carol. Lionel barrymore as ebenezer scrooge in a christmas carol. Lionel barrymore in charles dickens a christmas carol mgm records 16a. The running time is 48 minutes, which isnt listed anywhere. Lionel barrymore, orson welles charles dickens a christmas carol. Lionel barrymore a christmas carol records, lps and cds.
Seuss how the grinch stole christmas, and horton hatches the egg, a christmas carol, mowglis brothers jose ferrer,boris karloff,marvin miller, lionel barrymore. A christmas carol with orson welles and lionel barrymore radio. Unfollow a christmas carol dvd to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Listen to your favorite songs from a christmas carol original soundtrack recording by lionel barrymore now. This cd was created from the original mgm 78 record and features only the story of a christmas carol with lionel barrymore as scrooge.
A great story and on cd so easy to play and enjoy in the automoibile or. A christmas carol cbs radio 1939 orson welles, lionel barrymore rob constantine. A christmas carol by charles dickens cd stars lionel. During the golden age of radio, all the top programs helped put listeners in the christmas spirit with special holiday episodes. Barrymore s poor health prevented him from traveling to new york to perform and orson welles played the role of scrooge as well as narrating the story. The story tells of sour and stingy ebenezer scrooges ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visitations of jacob marley and the ghosts of christmases past, present, and. A christmas carol by charles dickens audiobook download. The caedmon lp of dickens a christmas carol tc 15s has a cast of thirteen and runs nearly an hour. A christmas carol by charles dickens, signed abebooks.1054 499 702 295 1403 1242 734 1199 319 407 1530 899 66 549 1059 543 31 324 1384 872 458 221 29 868 1386 638 813 569 676 1261 199 716 840 162 1489 401