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A Christmas Carol (1984c)

Country of Origin: USA
Dates of Original Broadcast: 22 December 1984
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 1
Episode Running Time: 90 mins
Format: videotape
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

SCRIPT
Play: William Curtis
Novel: Charles Dickens

CAST
Ron Spangler (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Jim Bob Stephenson (narrator)
Jeff Richmond (Jacob Marley)
Ryan Scarlett (Tiny Tim)
Tina Callari (Mrs Cratchit)
Mark Hare (Spirit of Christmas Present)
Troy O'Neal, Joseph Cowperthwaite, Peter McAllister, Robert Stephenson (businessmen)
Megan Kerr
Lauren Spies
Matt Haines
Misty Sommers

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?

AVAILABILITY

USA
Television Broadcasters: WNEO-TV, Ohio

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)) pp.215-216
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KEYWORDS

book into film, christmas, ghosts


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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