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The All Star Record Breakers (1976)

Country of Origin: UK
Dates of Original Broadcast: 24 December 1976
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 1
Average Episode Running Times: 50 mins
Format: video
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: BBC
Producer: Alan Russell

SCRIPT
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (uncredited)

PHOTOGRAPHY
Studio Lighting: Geoff Shaw

MUSIC
Musical Director: Johnny Pearson
Musical Arrangements: Larry Ashmore, Johnny Coleman, Johnny Pearson, Derek Warne

SOUND
Studio Sound: Adrian Stocks

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Designer: Ken Starkey

MISCELLANEOUS
Choreographer: Sally Gilpin

CAST
Roy Castle (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Toni Arthur
Keith Chegwin
John Craven
Bernard Cribbins
Maggie Henderson
Jan Hunt
Lesley Judd
Pay Keysell
Susan King
Johnny Morris
John Noakes
Peter Purves
Julie Stevens
David Wood
Norris McWhirter

PLOT SUMMARY

A special edition of the popular children's programme which takes the form of a musical version of A Christmas Carol.

AVAILABILITY

UK
Television Broadcasters: BBC1

LINKS

SEE ALSO
A Christmas Carol (adaptations)

INCLUDES FOOTAGE FROM
Scrooge (1970)

REFERENCES

BOOKS

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc (2000)) p.199
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KEYWORDS

book into film, christmas, ghosts, misers, musicals

 


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