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1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
This loose adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens tale moves the story to New England, where stingy elderly businessman Benedict Slade (Henry Winkler) ruthlessly collects debts and makes life miserable for everyone around him. His unscrupulous behavior warrants a Christmas Eve visit from his ghostly former partner and other spirits that show him the error of his ways. Can Slade turn his life around and become a better person before it's too late?

Cast: Henry Winkler , David Wayne , Dorian Harewood , Chris Wiggins , R.H. Thomson , Susan Hogan ,

Director: Eric Till

Genres: Drama

An American Christmas Carol (1979)

Release Date: January 1st, 1979|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • December 05, 2009 woundedleg2
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    This is probably the best vesion of schroge. It is all american set in a time of the great depression. The movie is far better than any of it's competitors including the original vesion.

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