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A Christmas Carol (1945)
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Miserly 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?
Broadcast as part of a one-hour variety package.
Billboard 29 December 1945 pp.10, 12
Variety 26 December 1945 p.33 (USA)
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.176
book into film, christmas, ghosts, misers, redemption
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