An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve. Written by
Did You Know?
The producers wondered if Jim Backus
could handle the singing required. Briefly, they considered using Robert Goulet
for Scrooge's singing voice. See more
The show mentions the Cratchits not having a Christmas tree. Although Christmas trees had been introduced by 1843, the year in which "A Christmas Carol" was published and presumably takes place, the use of the tree in homes had not yet become a widespread custom in England. See more
Hush my dear, tears cannot bring Tiny Tim back to us.
No! Not Tiny Tim!
Version of A Christmas Carol
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Performed by Jim Backus
and Jack Cassidy See more