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A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004)

A Christmas Carol (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Musical | TV Movie 28 November 2004
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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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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Claire Moore ...
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Scrooge's Mother
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Edward Gower ...
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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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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Musical

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Christmas Carol: The Musical  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This version is based on a play that was performed in New York for a number of years before being filmed. See more »

Goofs

As Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Past float down to see the first shadows of his past, the black strip holding the harness was briefly seen. See more »

Quotes

Ebenezer Scrooge: What about Tiny Tim?
Ghost of Christmas Present: He'd be better to die and decrease the surplus population.
Ebenezer Scrooge: You mock me with my own words!
Ghost of Christmas Present: WHO ARE YOU TO DECIDE WHO IS TO LIVE AND WHO IS TO DIE?
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Connections

Version of A Christmas Carol (2009) 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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Great Musical
29 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When the TV station played this in 2004, my mom watched it, but she didn't tape it. She didn't think it would be a good version. She loved it! It was not showed again that year. She was really sad about it. In October 2005, it came out on DVD. I wanted to get it for her for Christmas, but I knew that if she saw it in the store she would buy it. So she got a very early present. She ended up getting the soundtrack for Christmas. It is terrific. When you listen to it, it is like you are watching the movie. I knew every scene after the first time I saw it. I would like people to know that even if you don't care for musicals, you should take the time to see the movie. The cast is great and Kelsey Grammar was the best!


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