A Christmas Carol (1940)

8mm, black and white
mono, English

An American amateur fantasy film made by Gregory Markopoulos.

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?


Made By: Gregory Markopoulos
Novel: by Charles Dickens
Locations: Toledo, Ohio, USA

Gregory Markopoulos (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Andrew Markopoulos
Elaine Markopoulos


A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.175 – credits
Gregory J. Markopoulos: Mythic Themes, Portraiture and Films of Place – note
by Walt Lee p.65 – credits