PG | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.
The booklet Dickens borrows from Tara the maid, "Varney The Vampire or The Feast of Blood", is a real gothic novel written between 1845 and 1846 by James Malcolm Rymer and Thomas Preskett Press. The novel was written in a format of monthly weekly ... ...
Towards the end of the film, Dickens views the family Christmas tree and remarks that since Prince Albert, the German-born husband (and cousin) of Queen Victoria had instituted the custom in England in 1840, they were bound to become popular. In fact, the first Christmas tree in England was erected at the behest of Queen Charlotte, the equally German-born wife of George III in 1800. Christmas trees had been fashionable in England since Dickens' childhood.
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