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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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Diana Lee ...
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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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Delightful cartoon adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
6 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This cartoon adaptation of Dicken's "A Christmas Carol" is relatively unknown, compared to creators Bass and Rankin, Jr.'s more famous "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer." It came relatively late in the cycle of original prime-time animation for television - before video eliminated the market. But it's no less memorable than its predecessors. A high-powered cast for this type of cartoon - particularly Matthau - helps enormously. The animation is fine, but the songs are really a standout. Neglected, and unjustly so.


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