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A Christmas Carol (1953)

Country of Origin: USA
Date(s) of Broadcast: 24 December 1953
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 1
Average Episode Running Times: 60 mins
Format: black and white
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: ABC

SCRIPT
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

CAST
Noel Leslie (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Harry Townes (Bob Cratchit)
Valerie Cossart (Mrs Cratchit)
Melville Cooper (Ghost of Christmas Present)

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?

TIMELINE

1953
December

24: USA - television broadcast

LINKS

SEE ALSO
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Bah, Humbug!: The Story of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (1994)
Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988)
Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
Christmas Carol (1984b)
A Christmas Carol (1908)
A Christmas Carol (1910)
A Christmas Carol (1915)
A Christmas Carol (1938)
A Christmas Carol (1947)
A Christmas Carol (1971)
A Christmas Carol (1977)
A Christmas Carol (1984a)
A Christmas Carol (1997)
A Christmas Carol (1999)
The Christmas Carol (1949)
Christmas Glory 2000 (2000)
Christmas Present (1985)
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)
Ebbie (1995)
Ebenezer (1997)
Flintstones A Christmas Carol (1994)
The Jetsons Christmas Carol (1985)
Leyenda de Navidad (1947)
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962)
Mr Scrooge (1964)
Ms. Scrooge (1997)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
The Right to Be Happy (1916)
Scrooge (1913)
Scrooge (1922)
Scrooge (1923)
Scrooge (1935)
Scrooge (1951)
Scrooge (1970)
Scrooge (1978)
Scrooge, or Marley's Ghost (1901)
Scrooged (1988)
Skinflint: A Country Christmas Carol (1979)
The Stingiest Man in Town (1978)
Tense Moments With Great Authors (1922)
O Velho Scrooge (1963)
The Virtue of Rags (1912)

KEYWORDS

book into film, christmas, ghosts, misers


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