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The Philco Television Plahouse: A Christmas Carol (1948)

Date of Original Broadcast: 19 December 1948
Episode Running Times: 60 mins
Format:
Colour Format: black and white
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Showcase Productions
Producer: Fred Coe

SCRIPT
Teleplay: Samuel A. Taylor
Novel: Charles Dickens

DIRECTION
Director: Fred Coe

CAST
Dennis King (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Frank M. Thomas (Marley's ghost)
Harry Sothern (Ghost of Christmas Past)
Loring Smith (Ghost of Christmas Present)
James MacColl (Bob Cratchit)
Judson Rees
Valerie Cossart
Bing Crosby
The Robert Mitchell Boys Choir

LINKS

SEE ALSO
A Christmas Carol (adaptations)

REFERENCES

MAGAZINES

Variety 22 December 1948 p.2 (USA)
credits, review

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.177-178
credits

KEYWORDS

anthologies, book into television, children, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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