This cartoon version of A Christmas Carol hails from the production house of Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass--the team that brought you just about every other Christmas special you saw as a kid (including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer). Reinvented as a 49-minute musical ghost story, Stingiest stars the voice of Walter Matthau as the bedeviled Scrooge and Tom Bosley as the Jiminy Cricket-type narrator, B. Humbug, Esq.

  1. Arthur Rankin, Jr.


  2. Jules Bass


  3. Janice Torre


  4. Charles Dickens


  5. Romeo Muller


Top Billed Cast

  1. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Ebenezer Scrooge (voice)

  2. Tom Bosley

    Tom Bosley

    B.A.H. Humbug (voice)

  3. Theodore Bikel

    Theodore Bikel

    Marley's Ghost (voice)

  4. Robert Morse

    Robert Morse

    Young Scrooge (voice)

  5. Dennis Day

    Dennis Day

    Nephew Fred (voice)

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The Stingiest Man in Town
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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 23, 1978


Original Language English

Runtime 0h 51m

Budget -

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