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First Collector (Character)
from A Christmas Carol (1951)

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Alternate Names:
1st Gentleman of Charity / 2nd Gentleman of Charity / Charity Gentleman / Collector For The Poor #1 / Collector for the Poor #2 / First Charity Collector / The Two Gentlemen


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  1. Bah, Humbug!: The Story of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' (1994) (TV) Played by Martin Sheen (as The Two Gentlemen)
    ... aka "Bah, Humbug!" - USA (short title)

  2. A Christmas Carol (1977) (TV) Played by John Ringham (as Charity Gentleman)
  3. Scrooge (1970) Played by Derek Francis (as 1st Gentleman of Charity) / Roy Kinnear (as 2nd Gentleman of Charity)

  4. A Christmas Carol (1969) (TV) Played by Bruce Montague (as First Charity Collector)

  5. A Christmas Carol (1951) Played by Noel Howlett
    ... aka "Scrooge" - UK (original title)
Archive Footage:
  1. Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001) (V) Played by Hal Smith (as Collector For The Poor #1) / Will Ryan (as Collector for the Poor #2)

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Fun Stuff

From Scrooge (1970)
[trying to collect Christmas donations]
1st Portly Gentleman: Mr. Scrooge, sir, we find it more than usually desirable than we make some slight provision for the poor and destitute.
Ebenezer Scrooge: Excellent! Than I suggest you do so!
2nd Portly Gentleman: What may we put down for you, sir?
Ebenezer Scrooge: Nothing, sir.
1st Portly Gentleman: Ah, you wish to remain anonymous.
Ebenezer Scrooge: I wish to be left alone, sir! That is what I wish! I don't make myself merry at Christmas and I cannot afford to make idle people merry. I have been forced to support the establishments I have mentioned through taxation and God knows they cost more than they're worth. Those who are badly off must go there.
2nd Portly Gentleman: Many would rather die than go there.
Ebenezer Scrooge: If they'd rather die, then they had better do it and decrease the surplus population, Good night, gentlemen.
[walks away, then turns back]
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