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Novela: Leyenda de Navidad (1966)

Dates of Original Broadcast: 19 December 1966 - 23 December 1966
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 5
Average Episode Running Times: 20m
Format:
Colour Format: black and white
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Televisión Española

SCRIPT
Scripts: Manuel Tamayo
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

DIRECTION
Director: Alberto Gonzáles Vergel

CAST
Luis Prendes (Scrooge)
Nuria Carresí (Mary)
Joaquin Pamplona (Marley)
Joaquin Pamplona (Marley)
José Luis Coll (Ghost of Christmas Past)
José Martín )Miguel)
Manuel Soriano (grandfather)
Mario Moreno (Tackleton)
Isabel María Peréz (girl)
Agustin Becós (caretaker)
José María Escuder (gentleman 1)
Acsunción Villamil (Elizabeth)
Carlos Galván (gentleman 2)
José Segura (Bob Cratchit)
Maria Luisa Moneró (Señora Hilte)
Antonio Acebal (bank employee)
Antonio Roca (Jack)
Mary Gonzáles (Mrs Cratchit)
Alberto Calvo (Tiny Tim)

PLOT SUMMARY

Miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the ghost of his dead business partner Jacob 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

Spain
Television Broadcasters: Televisión Española

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.194
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KEYWORDS

book into television, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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