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An American Christmas carol / written by Jerome Coopersmith ; produced by Jon Slan and Stanley Chase ; directed by Eric Till ; an Edgar J. Scherick, Stanley Chase, Jon Slan production in association with Smith-Hemion Productions.

Winkler, Henry, 1945- (Added Author). Wayne, David, 1914-1995 (Added Author). Wiggins, Chris, 1931-2017 (Added Author). Thomson, R. H. (Added Author). Pogue, Ken. (Added Author). Parkes, Gerard. (Added Author). Hogan, Susan. (Added Author). Harewood, Dorian. (Added Author). Coopersmith, Jerome. (Added Author). Slan, Jon. (Added Author). Chase, Stanley. (Added Author). Till, Eric. (Added Author). Scherick, Edgar J. (Added Author). Shout! Factory (Firm) (Added Author). Smith-Hemion Productions. (Added Author). Henry Winkler, David Wayne, Chris Wiggins, R.H. Thomson, Kenneth Pogue, Gerard Parkes, Susan Hogan, Dorian Harewood. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID AME DVD (Text) 34207001986836 DVDs-Adult Available -
Melton PL - Melton YA DVD AN (Text) 79591000100422 YA DVD Checked out 12/17/2018
Noble Co PL - East (Avilla) DVD AME (PG) (Text) 38131004285994 NCPLE-DVD Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton DVD Movie American (Text) 30890000667533 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level In transit -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard format.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout Factory, 1999.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on: A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens.
Originally produced for television in 1979.
Not rated by the MPAA.
Bonus feature: new interview with Henry Winkler.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Richard Ciupka ; editor, Ron Wisman ; music by Hagood Hardy.
Participant or Performer Note:
Henry Winkler, David Wayne, Chris Wiggins, R.H. Thomson, Kenneth Pogue, Gerard Parkes, Susan Hogan, Dorian Harewood.
Summary, etc.:
In Depression era New England, heartless finance company president Benedict Slade ruins Christmas by repossessing his debtors' belongings and firing his assistant. Then he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital mono.; region 1.
Subject: Christmas plays > New England.
Genre: Ghost plays.
Television adaptations.
Christmas films.
DVD-Video discs.

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