A Christmas Carol (1962)

On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »

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Charles Dickens (novel)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Manton Stephen Manton ... Scrooge
Trevor Anthony Trevor Anthony ... Ghost of Jacob Marley / Ghost of Christmas Present
Christopher Brett Christopher Brett
Edward Morgan Edward Morgan
Derick Davies Derick Davies ... Bob Cratchit
David Hillman David Hillman ... Scrooge's nephew
Marion Lowe Marion Lowe ... Woman canvasser / Charwoman
Edmund Donlevy Edmund Donlevy ... Ghost of Christmas Past / Shopkeeper
Andrew Clarke Andrew Clarke ... Scrooge, as a boy
Rhys McConnochie ... Scrooge, as a young man
Catherine Wilson Catherine Wilson ... Mrs. Cratchit
Sylvia Eaves Sylvia Eaves ... Bob Cratchit's daughter
Janette Lynn Janette Lynn ... Bob Cratchit's daughter
Lynn Williams Lynn Williams ... Bob Cratchit's daughter
Gerwyn Morgan Gerwyn Morgan ... Nephew's friend
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On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge is now and he warns him to change his ways or face the consequences in the afterlife. Scrooge dismisses the apparition but the first of the three ghosts, the Ghost of Christmas Past, visits as promised. Scrooge sees those events in his past life, both happy and sad, that forged his character. The second spirit, the Ghost of Christmas Present, shows him how many currently celebrate Christmas. The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows him how he will be remembered once he is gone. To his delight, the spirits complete their visits in one night giving him the opportunity to mend his ways.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 December 1962 (UK) See more »

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