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Video Varieties: Christmas, 1944

Country of Origin: USA
Dates of Original Broadcast: 19 December 1944
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Average Episode Running Times: 30 mins
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CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: DuMont-TV
Producer: Bob Emery

SCRIPT
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

PLOT SUMMARY

Miserly London businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the ghost of his dead business partner Marley, who warns him that three more ghosts will appear during the night trying to show Scrooge the error of his ways. As the night wears on, he's visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. But will even they be enough to soften old Scrooge's heart?

AVAILABILITY

USA
Television Broadcasters: WABD

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.175

KEYWORDS

book into film, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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