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Carry on Christmas (1969)

Country of Origin: UK
Dates of Original Broadcast: 24 December 1969
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 1
Episode Running Time: 55 mins
Format: videotape
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Thames Television
Copyright: none given on screen
Produced by: Peter Eton
By arrangement with Peter Rogers, creator & producer of the Carry On series

SCRIPT
Written by: Talbot Rothwell
Novel: Charles Dickens (uncredited)

DIRECTION
Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Designed by: Roger Allan

MISCELLANEOUS
Choir Routine Staged by: Ralph Tobert
Comedy Consultant: Gerald Thomas

CAST
Sid James (Scrooge)
Terry Scott
Charles Hawtrey (Spirit of Christmas Past)
Hattie Jacques
Barbara Windsor
Bernard Bresslaw
Peter Butterworth

and guest star
Frankie Howerd

PLOT SUMMARY

The Carry On gang do their version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

AVAILABILITY

UK
Television Broadcasters: ITV
DVD Distrinutors: Fremantle Home Entertainment (FHED1902)

LINKS

SEE ALSO
A Christmas Carol (adaptations)

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.195
credits

OTHER SOURCES

screen
credits

KEYWORDS

book into television, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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