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A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004)
"A Christmas Carol" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Musical  -  28 November 2004 (USA)
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve.

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Cast

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Ghost of Christmas Present / Ticket Seller
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Ghost of Christmas Past / Streetlamp Lighter
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Ghost of Christmas Future / Blind Beggarwoman
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Brian Bedford ...
Claire Moore ...
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Scrooge's Mother
Steven Miller ...
Edward Gower ...
Jacob Moriarty ...
Linzi Hateley ...
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Julie Alannagh-Brighten ...
Sally Anderson (as Julie-Alanah Brighten)
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Storyline

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Drama | Fantasy | Musical

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28 November 2004 (USA)  »

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A Christmas Carol: The Musical  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This version is unique in that Scrooge meets all three Christmas Ghosts in human form before meeting them as spirits. See more »

Goofs

Through the course of the movie, Scrooge's teeth continuously change from rotten to white. See more »

Quotes

Ebenezer Scrooge: I didn't know Cratchit had a sick child.
Ghost of Christmas Present: He tried to tell you, you wouldn't listen.
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Connections

Version of Scrooge (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Christmas Together
(uncredited)
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Performed by Jacob Moriarty, Edward Gower, Linzi Hateley, Jesse L. Martin,
Julian Ovenden, Citizens and the Cratchit Family
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Very enjoyable.
29 November 2004 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

My family and I watched this latest version of the Dickens classic and were all totally entertained. I thought the songs were excellent and performed very well by actors who can actually sing. Kelsey Grammar handled the part of Scrooge quite believably throughout the musical. Jane Krakowski's Ghost of Christmas Past was indeed a delight to watch, I, for one, would like to hear more of her singing. I think she has quite a lovely voice. I felt that all the actors did admirably in their roles.

I think this will become a Christmas classic.


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