An American Christmas Carol Trailer

An American Christmas Carol Trailer (1979)

"Charles Dicken's Victorian London becomes America's great Depression in this exciting new film" 16 December 1979 Drama, Family 98 mins

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized to collect on unpaid loans. Assuming the roles of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future from Charles Dickens' classic story, the three apparitions force Slade to face the consequences of his skinflint ways, and he becomes a caring, generous, amiable man.

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Henry Winkler

as Benedict Slade

Dorian Harewood

as Matt Reeves

Susan Hogan

as Helen Brewster

Cec Linder

as Auctioneer

International Releases Dates

United States 16 December 1979

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