Fame: Ebenezer Morloch (1985)

USA, 13 December 1985
35mm film colour, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Fame (1982-1987) – season 5, episode 9

An American fantasy television episode directed by Nicholas Sgarro.

Plot Summary

Morloch falls asleep and dreams that he is the Scrooge character in a retelling of A Christmas Carol.


* = uncredited

Director: Nicholas Sgarro
Created by: Christopher Gore
Executive Producers: Patricia Jones, Donald Reiker
Consulting Producer: David de Silva
Associate Producers: Frank Merwald, Randall Torno
Unit Production Manager: Denny Salvaryn
Writer: Robert Caplain
Executive Script Consultant: Ira Steven Behr
Executive Story Editor: Michael McGreevey
Story Editor: Frank South
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens *
First Assistant Director: Win Phelps
Second Assistant Director: Tony Mason
Script Supervisor: Bob Gary
Director of Photography: William W. Spencer
Editor: Jim McElroy
Score by: John Debney
Music Supervisor: Harry V. Lojewski
Music Producer: Gary Scott
Music Coordinator: Maureen Crowe
“Theme from Fame” music by Michael Gore, lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Costumer: Nanrose Buchman
Make Up: Jack Wilson
Hair Stylist: Gloria Montemayor
Art Director: Ira Diamond
Set Decorator: Sam Gross
Property Master: John Klima
Creative Consultant: Carol Gray
Producer’s Coordinator: Robert Caplain
Choreography: Jaime Rogers
Assistant Choreographer: Tony B. White

Debbie Allen (Lydia Grant)
Jesse Borrego (Jesse)
Loretta Chandler (Dusty)
Cynthia Gibb (Holly)
Albert Hague (Mr Shorofsky)
Billy Hufsey (Christopher)
Carlo Imperato (Danny Amatullo)
Carol Mayo Jenkins (Elizabeth Sherwood)
Ann Nelson (Mrs Berg)
Nia Peeples (Nicole)
Gene Anthony Ray (Leroy Johnson)
Ken Swofford (Morloch)
Isabelle Walker (Francine)
David Greenlee (Dwight Mendenhall)


A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens’s Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.217 credits