Scrooge

Factual error: At the early stages of the movie, Scrooge is talking to a man who owes him money. Scrooge mentions the August Bank Holiday. Bank holidays were not introduced until 1871, after the period in which A Christmas Carol/Scrooge is set - around 1835 (Charles Dickens, the author of the book, died in 1870).

Jeff Walker

Factual error: When Scrooge is in the carriage with his girlfriend in the back, on the hill you can see a white van go past.

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Question: Near the end, when Scrooge is in the toy shop buying lots of toys, the shopkeeper has a shocked look on his face throughout, especially at the bit where Scrooge asks how much all the things are all together. Is it shock because Scrooge is suddenly nice, shock because Scrooge is buying up most of the shop and he's got to add it all up in his head quick, or both?

Answer: Most likely because he's buying the shop's entire inventory. That would be shocking enough to explain his reaction.

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