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The Stingiest Man in Town (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Musical | Drama  -  23 December 1978 (USA)
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B.A.H. Humbug (voice)
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Marley's Ghost (voice)
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Young Scrooge (voice)
Dennis Day ...
Nephew Fred (voice)
Paul Frees ...
Sonny Melendrez ...
Bob Cratchit (voice)
Debra Clinger ...
Martha Cratchit (voice) (as Debbie Clinger)
Bobby Rolofson ...
Tiny Tim (voice) (as Robert Rolofson)
Steffi Calli ...
Belinda Cratchit (voice) (as Steffani Calli)
Eric Hines ...
Peter Cratchit (voice)
Dee Stratton ...
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Mrs. Cratchit (voice)
Shelby Flint ...
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B.A.H. Humbug: [singing] Christmas trees are brightly lighted/ Around the world, the church bells ring/ Big and small, all are invited/ To the birthday party of the King/ Mighty prince and humble peasant/ Each must choose a gift to bring/ Do you have a birthday present/ For the birthday party of the King?/ Once wise men came in His honor/ Bringing frankincense, myrrh, and gold/ But what is gold to a Ruler/ Who has all the stars to hold?/ Do you know what gift will please Him?/ Praise Him more than anything/ ...
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Performed by Debra Clinger and Bobby Rolofson
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children's classic
16 February 2004 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

I am thrilled to find out that a record of this movie actually does exist. I remember seeing this as a kid, even though I'm only 19, and loving it. I remember that we had it recorded on a tape and my siblings and I would watch it every year. Walter Matthau does a great job as Scrooge, as he contributes his unique voice and vocal characteristics to the role. Be sure not to overlook the presence of Tom Bosley as the Humbug. Recognizing his voice from the voice of "Mr. C." from Happy Days shouldn't be a stretch for anyone. This is a great animation of Dickens' tale, and should definitely be experienced by families to come.


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