Our Miss Brooks: Music Box Revue (1955)

USA, 23 December
black and white
mono, English
Series: Our Miss Brooks (1952-1956) – season 4, episode 11

An American fantasy television episode based in part on Charles Dickens' novel .

Plot Summary

Teacher Connie Brooks sets her elementary school class the task of staging an adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Carol. She also buys a musical box that plays Jingle Bells – but only for people who genuinely have the Christmas spirit.


Directed by: John Rich
Desilu Productions
Produced by: Larry Berns
Production Manager: Argyle Nelson
Written for Television by: Joseph Quillan
Assistant Director: Bert Spurlin
Director of Photography: Karl Freund
Editorial Supervision: Dann Cahn
Film Editor: John Woodcock
Art Director: Claudio Guzmán
Set Decorator: Ted Offenbecker

Eve Arden (Connie Brooks)
Gale Gordon (Osgood Conklin)
Bob Sweeney (Oliver Munsey)
Ricky Vera (Benny Romero)
Jane Morgab (Margaret Davis)
Isabel Randolph (Mrs Nestor)
Jesslyn Fax (Angela)


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