My Sister Eileen: Ebenezer Scrooge Appopolous (1960)

USA, 21 December 1960
black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: My Sister Eileen (1960-1961) – series 1, episode 11

An American fantasy television episode based – loosely and uncredited – on Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol.

Plot Summary

Grumpy and spiteful landlord Mr Appopoulos is visisted on Christmas Eve by a devil who shows him the error of his ways.


Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Elaine Stritch (Ruth Sherwood)
Shirley Bonne (Eileen Sherwood)
Leon Belasco (Mr Appopoulos)
Paul Wexler (joyous devil)
Betsy Hale (Pamela)
Rose Marie (Bertha)
Mary Grace Canfield (Doris)
George Kennedy (Harry)


A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens’s Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.189 – credits