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Writers:
Janice Torre (book)
Romeo Muller (written by) ...
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Release Date:
23 December 1978 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Meet Scrooge...
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User Reviews:
Great movie, but a better play. See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Walter Matthau ... Ebenezer Scrooge (voice)

Tom Bosley ... B.A.H. Humbug (voice)

Theodore Bikel ... Marley's Ghost (voice)

Robert Morse ... Young Scrooge (voice)
Dennis Day ... Nephew Fred (voice)
Paul Frees ... Ghost of Christmas Past / Ghost of Christmas Present (voice)
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 ... (voice)

Darlene Conley ... Mrs. Cratchit (voice)
Shelby Flint ... (voice)
Diana Lee ... (voice)

Charles Matthau ... The Boy (voice)

Directed by
Jules Bass 
Arthur Rankin Jr. 
 
Writing credits
Janice Torre (book)

Romeo Muller (written by)

Charles Dickens  novel "A Christmas Carol"

Produced by
Jules Bass .... producer
Arthur Rankin Jr. .... producer
Masaki Îzuka .... associate producer (as Masaki Iizuka)
 
Original Music by
Fred Spielman 
 
Production Design by
Paul Coker Jr. 
 
Sound Department
Tom Clack .... sound effects
John Curcio .... sound recordist
Bob Elder .... sound recordist (as Robert Elder)
Dave Iveland .... sound recordist
John Richards .... sound recordist
 
Animation Department
Toru Hara .... animation coordinator
Kazuko Itoh .... background artist (as Kazuko Ito)
Kazuyuki Kobayashi .... layout artist
Hidemi Kubo .... layout artist
Tsuguyuki Kubo .... animation supervisor
Minoru Nishida .... background designer
Yoshiko Sasaki .... animator
Katsuhisa Yamada .... animation director
Masahiro Yoshida .... animator
Tadakatsu Yoshida .... layout artist
Kazusuke Yoshihara .... background artist
 
Music Department
Jerry Graff .... vocal arranger
Bernard Hoffer .... conductor
Bernard Hoffer .... music arranger
Maury Laws .... music supervisor
 

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Runtime:
UK:51 min
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Trivia:
This special is an animated remake of the live-action musical version created for the "Alcoa Hour" in 1956. See that series listing for details and see "Episodes Cast" for the cast.See more »
Quotes:
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...See more »
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Soundtrack:
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Great movie, but a better play., 27 January 2008
Author: sons-4 from United States

This is the only animated version of "Stingy" I've seen,and it's great, but for years at the Cabaret Supper Theater in Fort Sill, OK, we did this show every year on the stage. The music is superb; the songs wonderful, and the opportunity for children to 'be in a show" are boundless. Our director, the late Ray Shermeyer (who played Scrooge, naturally) held open auditions and cast just about every kid who showed up. He started this around 1967 and when the Cabaret finally was forced to close its doors (as many "supper theaters" did) in 1989, many of those children, then in their late teens or early twenties, came to the mike and said it had given them the confidence to get into shows. Several went on to showbiz careers.

It's a wonderful show for the Christmas season, and it's even a more wonderful play for amateurs (and especially children) to feel the thrill of being on the stage for the first time. HOLLY-HO!

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