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Family Ties: A Keaton Christmas Carol (1983)

Date of Original Broadcast: 14 December 1983
Episode Running Time: 30 mins
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Ubu Productions
Executive Producers: Gary David Goldberg, Lloyd Garver
Producer: Michael J. Weithorn
Associate Producer: June Galas

SCRIPT
Teleplay by: Rich Reinhart
Story: Robert Caplain
Created by: Gary David Goldberg
Executive Script Consultants: Alan Uger, Ruth Bennett
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (uncredited)

DIRECTION
Director: Will MacKenzie

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Nikel Neiers

EDITING AND POST PRODUCTION
Editor: Gary Anderson

MUSIC
Music: Tom Scott

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Art Director: James F. Claytor
Set Decorator: Chuck Rutherford

CAST
Meredith Baxter Birney (Elyse Keaton)
Michael Gross (Steven Keaton)
Michael J. Fox (Alex Keaton)
Justine Bateman (Mallory Keaton)
Tina Yothers (Jennifer Keaton)
Kaleena Kiff (young Mallory)
Chris Hebert (young Alex)

PLOT SUMMARY

Having rudely declared his dislike of Christmas, Alex dreams that he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas' Past and Future.

AVAILABILITY

USA
Television Broadcasters: NBC-TV

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.214
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KEYWORDS

animation, book into television, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


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