A Christmas Carol (1984b)

USA, 22 December
videotape colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American fantasy television film.

Plot Summary

Ebenezer Scrooge is the meanest man in town and hates almost as much as he loves his money. But one Christmas Eve, he's visited by a series of who make him see the true meaning of Christmas – and a warning of what life may hold if he doesn't change his ways…


Play: William Curtis
Novel: Charles Dickens

Ron Spangler (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Jim Bob Stephenson (narrator)
Jeff Richmond (Jacob Marley)
Ryan Scarlett (Tiny Tim)
Tina Callari (Mrs Cratchit)
Mark Hare (Spirit of Christmas Present)
Troy O'Neal, Joseph Cowperthwaite, Peter McAllister, Robert Stephenson (businessmen)
Megan Kerr
Lauren Spies
Matt Haines
Misty Sommers


and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida pp.215-216 – credits