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A Christmas Carol (1954)

NR 12/23/1954 (US) TV MovieFamilyMusic 1h
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One of the most beloved and retold of all Christmas stories.

Overview

A Christmas Carol was written in London by Charles Dickens in 1843. Since that time it has been the subject of countless adaptations for theatrical productions, radio, film, television, and even the opera! This musical version, adapted by Maxwell Anderson for the television show Shower of Stars, features Fredric March (The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit) as the misanthropic Ebenezer Scrooge, who's redemption comes after a ghostly night-time journey through his Christmas Past, Present and Future, and March received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal. The great Basil Rathbone (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) co-stars as the ghost of Scrooge's dead partner Jacob Marley, in what many consider to be the best and most chilling portrayal of Marley ever.

  1. Ralph Levy

    Director

  2. Charles Dickens

    Story

  3. Maxwell Anderson

    Teleplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. William Lundigan

    William Lundigan

    Host

  2. Mary Costa

    Mary Costa

    Co-host

  3. Fredric March

    Fredric March

    Ebenezer Scrooge

  4. Basil Rathbone

    Basil Rathbone

    Marley's Ghost

  5. Bob Sweeney

    Bob Sweeney

    Bob Cratchit

  6. Christopher Cook

    Tiny Tim Cratchit

  7. Craig Hill

    Craig Hill

    Young Scrooge

  8. Queenie Leonard

    Queenie Leonard

    Mrs. Cratchit

  9. Rex Evans

    Rex Evans

    Solicitor

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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol

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Original Language English

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