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(1984 TV Movie)

Plot Summary

  • Made for television version of the Charles Dickens classic of the same name. Ebenezer Scrooge is a hard-nosed, single-minded businessman in Victorian London. He has disowned his only living relative - his nephew Fred - and generally treats everyone he meets with extreme contempt. He hates Christmas, only cares about making money and only gives his clerk, Bob Cratchit, the day off. However, he is taught the true meaning and spirit of Christmas by three ghosts who show him his own past and present. He is also shown what the future holds for him if he doesn't change his behavior.

    - Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>
  • Ebenezer Scrooge is an old bitter miser who cares only about making money. He has no friends, has disowned his only living relative - his nephew Fred - and generally treats everyone he meets with extreme contempt. He particularly loathes Christmas, which he a sees as an excuse for picking a man's pocket once a year, and only reluctantly give his clerk, Bob Cratchit, the day off. On Christmas Eve however, he is visited by the ghost his long dead partner, Jacob Marley, who begs him to change his ways. Refusing to do so, he's told that three ghosts - the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and that which is Yet to Come - will visit him that night. In doing so, they show him what he has lost and what he will leave behind after he is gone unless he mends his ways.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

Ebeneezer Scrooge is introduced as a hard-nosed, single-minded businessman in Victorian London. After a day in which he is approached for donations to charities...

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