Tense Moments with Great Authors: Scrooge (1922)

UK, 1922
1280 feet
black and white
silent

A British fantasy film directed by George Wynn. It is part of Harry B. Parkinson’s Tense Moments with Great Authors (1922) film series.

Plot Summary

Miserly London businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the ghost of his dead business partner Marley, who warns him that three more ghosts will appear during the night trying to show Scrooge the error of his ways. As the night wears on, he’s visied 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
Director: George Wynn
Master Films
Producer: H.B. Parkinson
Script: W. Courtney Rowden
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Cast
H.V. Esmond (Scrooge)

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 p.174 – credits
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.423 – credits