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In this updated retelling of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth "Ebbie" Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Elizabeth 'Ebbie' Scrooge
... Roberta 'Robbie' Cratchet
... Paul
... Francine 'Frannie' (mother and daughter)
... Rita / Ghost of Christmas Present
... Ghost of Christmas Past #1
... Ghost of Christmas Past #2
... Mrs. Dobson
... Mr. Dobson
... Tim 'Timmy' Cratchet
... Jake Marley
Adrienne Carter ... Little Ebbie
... Luther / Spirit of Christmas Yet To Come
Elan Ross Gibson ... Homeless Woman
... Martha Cratchet
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In this updated retelling of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth "Ebbie" Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her.

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She knew the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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4 December 1995 (USA)  »

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Buon Natale, Ebbie  »

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Ebbie's hair changes color from almost black to reddish brown from scene to scene. See more »

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Ebbie: Who are you talking to?
Jake Marley: My boss. You thought I was tough?
Jake Marley: [talking to God on his cellphone] Yes I'm handling it.
Ebbie: Handling what?
Jake Marley: Change the agenda Ebbie. Reverse the priorities. I taught you everything.
Ebbie: Yes Jake, you did.
Jake Marley: And you know squat! You know the price of everything and the value of nothing. What you sow you reap! Do you remember Eb'? You and me? We used to be such go-getters. Always hungry. Never off the job. Do you remember what we used to say? We said, "There'll be plenty of time to ...
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Well its Okay
9 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

BEWARE OF FALSE REVIEWS & REVIEWERS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW TO THEIR NAME. NOW WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THAT TELLS ME THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE MOVIE. IF ITS A NEGATIVE REVIEW THEN THEY MIGHT HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THE FILM . I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 200 HOLIDAY FILMS. I HAVE NO AGENDA.

The ghosts of Christmases past, present and future visit a heartless businesswoman (Susan Lucci) in a version of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."

I wish people who make "Christmas" theme films would just leave well enough alone, There has been so many adaptions of "A Christmas Carol" that I have lost track. This one is watchable but not memorable.

Susan Lucci is okay but the film offers nothing different. It is the same story. Everyone seems to go through the motions. that would have been fine for the first part of the film but the film goes flat-line midway through and never recovers.


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