A Christmas Carol (1943)

USA, 22 December
black and white, 4:3
mono, English

An American fantasy special directed by George Lowther.


Miserly 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?


Director: George Lowther
DuMont Television Network
Novel: by Charles Dickens

William Podmore (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Don Randolf
Consuela Lembke
Ralph Locke
Noah Julian
Roger DeKoven
Lon Clark


New York Herald Tribune 22 December 1943 p.29 – review
New York Times, The 22 December 1943 p.39 – review

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.174 – credits