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The Odd Couple: Scrooge Gets an Oscar (1970)

Date of Original Broadcast: 17 December 1970
Episode Running Time: 30 mins
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Paramount Television
Executive Vice-President in Charge of Production: Douglas S. Cramer
Executive Producers: Garry Marshall, Jerry Belson
Producer: Jerry Davis
Associate Producer: Charles Shyer, Tony Marshall

SCRIPT
Writer: Ronald I. Friedman
Developed for television by Garry Marshall, Jerry Belson
Script Consultants: Alan Mandel, Charles Shyer
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (uncredited)

DIRECTION
Director: George Tyne

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Lester Shorr

EDITING AND POST PRODUCTION
Film Editor: Bob Moore

MUSIC
Music: Neil Hefti
Music Supervisor: Kenyon Hopkins

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Art Director: John M. Elliott

CAST
Jack Klugman (Oscar Madison)
Tony Randall (Felix Unger)
Larry Gelman (Vinnie)
Ryan MacDonald (Roy)
Al Molinaro (Murray)
Garry Walberg (Speed)
Ogden Talbot (messenger boy)

PLOT SUMMARY

After refusing to take paart in Felix's amateur production of A Christmas Carol, Oscar eats too much spicy food, falls asleep and dreams that he's Scrooge.

AVAILABILITY

USA
Television Broadcasters: ABC-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.195
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KEYWORDS

book into television, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


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