General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
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The Trail to Christmas 

A cowboy helps a young runaway learn the meaning of Christmas by telling the boy the story of "A Christmas Carol," changed to the American west.

Director:

James Stewart

Writers:

Frank Burt (teleplay), Valentine Davies (teleplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ronald Reagan ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gregg Barton
Sam Edwards ... Bob Cratchit
Richard Eyer ... Johnny Carterville
Sally Fraser ... Belle (as Sally Frazier)
Kevin Hagen ... Ghost
Anthony J. Hilder Anthony J. Hilder ... (as Tony Hilder)
Dennis Holmes ... Tiny Tim
Mary Lawrence Mary Lawrence ... Mrs. Cratchit
Ted Mapes
John McIntire ... Ebeneezer Scrooge
Tom Pittman Tom Pittman
Russell Simpson
James Stewart ... Bart
Hope Summers ... Elizabeth
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Storyline

A cowboy helps a young runaway learn the meaning of Christmas by telling the boy the story of "A Christmas Carol," changed to the American west.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1957 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Revue Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode was based on the "Britt Ponset's Christmas Carol" episode of James Stewart's 1953-54 radio program, "The Six Shooter". See more »

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