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A Christmas Carol (1982)

Country of Origin: UK
Dates of Original Broadcast: 21-24 December 1982
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 4
Average Episode Running Times: 15 mins
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: BBC
Producer: Angela Beeching

SCRIPT
Script: Janie Grace
Novel: Charles Dickens

DIRECTION
Director: Christine Secombe

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Illustrations: Paul Birbeck

CAST
Michael Bryant (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?

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.210
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KEYWORDS

book into film, christmas, ghosts

 


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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