A Christmas Carol (1914a)

UK,
1340 ft
black and white
silent

A British fantasy film directed by Harold Shaw.

Plot Summary

Miserly London businessman Ebenezer is visited on Eve by the ghost of his dead business partner Marley, who warns him that three more 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?

Credits

Crew
Director: Harold Shaw
London Film Co.
Producer: Harold Shaw
Adaptation: Harold Shaw
Novel: by Charles Dickens

Cast
Charles Rock (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Edna Flugrath (Belle, Scrooge's neice)
George Bellamy (Bob Cratchit)
Mary Brough (Mrs Cratchit)
Franklyn Bellamy (Fred, Scrooge's nephew)
Edward O'Neill (Jacob Marley)
Arthur Cullin (Ghost of Christmas Past)
Wyndham Guise (Ghost of Christmas Present)
Asheton Tonge (Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come)
John M. East
Ashton George

References

Periodicals
The Bioscope vol.25 no.427 (17 December 1914) p.1235 – advert
Kinematograph Monthly Record no.32 (December 1914) p.37 – 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 p.172 – credits
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.65 – credits