A Christmas Carol (1991)

USA, Japan, 1991
colour, 4:3

An American/Japanese animated fantasy television special.

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?


Fuji Television, Saban International Services
Executive Producer: Jerald E. Bergh
Supervising Producer: Winston Richard
Producer: Eric S. Rollman
Writer: Mark Ryan-Martin
Story Editor: Tony Oliver
Voice Director: Doug Parker
Music: Shuki Levy
Casting: Josanne B. Lovick Productions

Richard Newman (narrator/Scrooge)
Doug Parker (Bob)
Mike Donovan (Marley)
Lisa Bunting (Mrs Cratchet/nun)
Al Jordan (Mr Blister)
Llainia Lindberg (Molly/street urchin/Sally)
Kevin Hayes (Uncle Bill)
Andrew Seebaran (Zach/boy Scrooge)
Julie E. Fay (ghost #1/ghost #2)
Katie Murray (ghost #3)
Tony Ail (Tiny Tim)
Phil Hayes [real name: Philip Maurice Hayes] (pharmacist)
Doug Parker (butcher)
Britain Durham (kitten)


A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens’s Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.222 – credits