Scrooge (1928)

35mm film, black and white
mono, English

A British fantasy film directed by Hugh Croise.

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?


Director: Hugh Croise
Script: Bransby Williams
British Sound Film Productions
Novel: by Charles Dickens

Bransby Williams (Ebenezer Scrooge)



  • Charles Dickens on the Screen: The Film, Television and Video Adaptations by Michael Pointer p.133
  • A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.174 – credits
  • The Encyclopedia of Novels Into Films second edition by John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh pp.54-56 – illustrated credits, review (by F.T. [Frank Thompson])
  • by Walt Lee p.423 – credits