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A Christmas Carol (1940)

Country of Origin: USA
Year of Production: 1940
Running Times: 5 mins
Length:
Format: 8mm/amateur
Colour Format: black and white
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Sound:

CREDITS

SCRIPT
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

DIRECTION
Made By: Gregory Markopoulos (Ebenezer Scrooge)

CAST
Gregory Markopoulos
Andrew Markopoulos
Elaine Markopoulos

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?

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
credits

Gregory J. Markopoulos: Mythic Themes, Portraiture and Films of Place (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art (1996))
note

Reference Guide to Fantastic Films p.65
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KEYWORDS

book into film, christmas, ghosts, misers


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