Dec 17, 1984 Release Date:
A Christmas Carol is based on the book written by the renowned author Charles Dicken. It is the story of a miser who hates the festival and celebrations of Christmas. However, his nature and perception towards the festival are changed by four ghosts who turn him into a compassionate and lovable person. It aired as a television special in 1949.
It shows the story of Ebenezer Scrooge who is a greedy person and extremely cruel hearted. He does not show kindness to people and supports the prisons of the poor. At the night he is visited by a ghost who tells him that he will be visited by three ghosts during Christmas. The first will be the ghost of Christmas past who visits him at one. The scene then portrays the miser’s past. His father is sent to jail for not repaying a debt and on his instructions he earns a lot of money by starting his own business. His fiancée breaks up with him because his nature changes. He is then visited by the ghost of Christmas present at two in the night. He shows him how others celebrate Christmas even the poor families. The third ghost, of the Christmas yet to come shows him his future if he does not change. It shows him his deathbed, where he lies alone. In the end, his attitude is changed and he is kinder and generous toward the people he meets. He celebrates Christmas with his nephew Fred happily.
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