Eye on New York: A Christmas Carol (1955)

USA, 25 December
30m
black and white, 4:3
mono
Series: Eye on New York (1955)

An American fantasy television episode written and produced by Bill Leonard.

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?

Credits

Crew
Producer: Bill Leonard
Teleplay: Bill Leonard
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens

Cast
Bill Leonard (host)
Jonathan Harris (Ebenezer Scrooge)
Biff McGuire (Bob Cratchit)
Howard Wierum (voice of Jacob Marley)

References

Books

  • A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida pp.184 – credits