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Christmas Carol (1984b)

Country of Origin: France
Date of Original Broadcast: 25 December 1984
Number of Seasons:
Total Number of Episodes:
Episode Running Times: 90 mins
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: TF1 Films Production

SCRIPT
Adaptation/Script: Pierre Boutron
Novel: Charles Dickens

DIRECTION
Director: Pierre Boutron
Assistant Director: Charles Paviot

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Francis Junek

COSTUMES AND MAKE-UP
Costume Designers: Pierre Cadot, Francoise Poillot

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Set Decorator: Emile Ghigo

CAST
Michel Bouquet (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Pierre Clémenti (Ghost of Christmas Past)
Georges Wilson (Ghost of Christmas Present)
Lisette Malidor (Ghost of Christmas Future)
Pierre Olaf (Bob Cratchit)
Manuel Bonnet (young Scrooge)
Bernard Baguil
Philippe Brizard
Serge Cacic
Bernard Cazassus
Philippe Cousin
Pierre Devilder
Arnoud-Didier Fuchs
David Gabison
Jeanne Herviale
Franck de la Personne
Luc Lavandier
Maiwenn Le Besco
Florent Leriche
Christopher Leroux
Jacques Marchand
Nadine Marcovici
Jean Martin
Laurence Masliah
Andre Mortamais
Jean Mossat
Patrick Poivey
Herve Rigollet
Marie-Christine Rousseau
Frédérique Ruchaud
Claude Tissot
Valerie-Pascale
Lionel Vitrant

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

1984
December

25: France - television broadcast

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Cuento de Navidad - Venezuelan title

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.216
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KEYWORDS

book into film, christmas, ghosts, misers


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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