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A Christmas Carol (1970)

Country of Origin: UK
Dates of Original Broadcast: 25 Decenber 1970
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 1
Episode Running Time: 58 mins
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Anglia Television
Produced by: Paul Honeyman

SCRIPT
Adapted by: Paul Honeyman
Novel: Charles Dickens

DIRECTION
Director: John Salway

ANIMATION
Illustrator: John Worsley

MUSIC
Theme Music: Peter Fenn

SONGS AND ADDITIONAL MUSIC
Song performed by the Norwich Cathedral Choir

CAST
Paul Honeyman (narrated by)

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

1970
December

25: UK - television broadcast

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.197
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KEYWORDS

animation, book into film, christmas, ghosts

 


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