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George Burns Comedy Week: Christmas Carol II: The Sequel (1985)

Date of Original Broadcast: 11 December 1985
Episode Running Time: 25 mins
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: 40 Share Productions, Inc. in association with Universal City Studios, Inc.
Production Executive: Marcia Zwilling
Executive Producers: Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb
Producers: George E. Crosby, Paul Perlove
Associate Producers: Deborah Hwang, William Cairncross
Unit Production Manager: Mitchell L. Gamson

SCRIPT
Written by: Carl Gottlieb, David Axelrod
Creative Consultant: Earl Pomerantz
Executive Story Editors: Pamela Pettler, David Axelrod
Characters from: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (uncredited)

DIRECTION
Director: Carl Gottlieb
First Assistant Director: Barbara Bass
Second Assistant Director: Warren R. Turner

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Ronald W. Browne

EDITING AND POST PRODUCTION
Editor: Janice Hapmton

MUSIC
Music: David Frank
Theme: Claude Debussy
Conductor: Charles Fox
Music Editor: Mary Morlas

SOUND
Sound: Thomas E. Allen Sr
Sound Editor: Phil Haberman

MAKE UP AND COSTUMES
Costume Supervisors: Charles DeMuth, Dorothy Baca

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Art Director: Francis J. Pezza
Set Decorator: Michele Guiol

CASTING
Casting: Don Pemrick

CAST
George Burns (host)
James Whitmore (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Samantha Eggar (Mrs Cratchit)
Roddy McDowall (Bob Cratchit)
Ed Begley Jr (Tiny Tim as an adult)
James Widdoes
Conrad Janis
Carolyn Seymour
Paul Benedict
Severn Darden
Larry Hankin (Mr Sneavil)
Shawn Southwick (Spirit One)
Dean Dittman (portly man)
Bernard Kuby (publican)
Stuart Rogers (urchin)
Jerry Supiran (Tiny Tim Jr)
Hy Pyke (cabbie)
Martin Clark (Spirit Three)
Signy Coleman (Carol/Alice)

PLOT SUMMARY

A year after he was visited by the Christmas ghosts, Scrooge is now something of a doormat, his good nature being taken advantage of by just about everyone. It's time for another transformation...

AVAILABILITY

USA
Television Broadcasters: CBS-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.218
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KEYWORDS

animation, book into television, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


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