Public Domain Movies

Public Domain Movie: A Christmas Carol (1910)

A Christmas Carol is one of the most-loved Christmas ghost stories of all time. The version on this page is the first ever movie dramatization. It may not be long, but it’s certainly worth watching.

About the Movie

A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 and since that time the story has been adapted for a countless number of stage and film presentations, the earliest of which is this one from 1910. So if you have ever wondered when the first A Christmas Carol film was produced, you not only now have your answer, but can watch it via the above player.

The film was made by the Edison Manufacturing Company and the first Scrooge was played by an Australian actor named Marc McDermott.