A Christmas Carol (1953)

USA, 24 December 1953
black and white, 4:3
mono, English

An American television film.

Plot Summary

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


Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Noel Leslie (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Harry Townes (Bob Cratchit)
Valerie Cossart (Mrs Cratchit)
Melville Cooper (Ghost of Christmas Present)