Yes, it's true. We love A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens--and of course, the 1951 film version starring Alastiar Sim in the title role of Scrooge.
Click on the link to read a 1951 review-with some great photos--from FOCUS Magazine and the London Catholic Film Society https://bit.ly/2Gt0MUB
THIS VERSION OF SCROOGE IS AVAILABLE ON DVD OR BLUE-RAY HERE
P.S. PATRICK MACNEE played a very young Jacob Marley in this version. Read more about MACNEE here.