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    Re: Off-topic: Oscar-winning "Christmas Carol"
    From: Tom Sult
    Date: 2019 Dec 24, 18:31 -0600
    Thank you Frank. The animation was vary good. 

    Tom Sult, MD
    Author: JUST BE WELL (goo.gl/jUbWIX)
    3rdOpinion.us

    On Dec 24, 2019, at 18:03, Frank Reed <NoReply_FrankReed@fer3.com> wrote:

    

    Here's a copy of a beautifully-animated version of "A Christmas Carol" from 1971. With a little cheating, it won an Oscar:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN6IMZFwY50

    And get this: it's only 25 minutes, yet it does a fine job with many of the events in the original Dickens story. It's gothic and "spooky" as the "ghost story of Christmas" should be. The voice of Scrooge is Alastair Sim, reprising the role from the famous film version from twenty years earlier. The animation style closely follows the artwork of the original 1843 edition and effectively brings it to life.

    If you watch nothing else of it, go to timestamp 15:10 and stay for 45 seconds. As the "Spirit of Christmas Present" transports Scrooge through the world, there's a fantastic ocean wave and a lighthouse with two keepers (perhaps inspired by the Small Lighhouse Tragedy, which is cited as one of the inspirations for "The Lighthouse" which Robin mentioned recently). Then the animator's "camera" sweeps down upon a great sailing ship in heavy weather while the helmsman sings on Christmas Eve... 

    Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates or believes or both. And Happy Holidays, too!

    Frank Reed

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