A Christmas Carol (1969)

colour, 4:3
mono, English

An Australian animated fantasy television special directed by Zoran Janjic.

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?


Director: Zoran Janjic
Air Programs International
Producer: Walter J. Hucker
Adaptation: Michael Robinson
Based on the novel by: Charles Dickens
Animation: John Burge, Chris Cuddington, Peter Luschwitz, Don MacKinnon, Jean Tych
Layouts: Leif Gram
Backgrounds: Ann Williams
Camera: Graham Sharpe, Jenny Ochse
Editing: Richard Bowden
Negative Cutting: M. Cardin
Music: Richard Bowden
Sound Mixing: Harry Medak
Studio Supervisor: Zora Bubica

Ron Haddrick (Ebenezer Scrooge)
C. Duncan
John Llewellyn
T. Mangan
Bruce Montague
Brenda Senders
T. Kaff, C. Bowden (singers)


A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.196 – credits