A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens, Adapted by David Thompson
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Photos by T. Charles Erickson
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In the opening scene, snow falls and Carolers
sing as Rich and Poor
gather around the last little Christmas tree in London.
Lily (Michi Barall) is introduced to Bob
Cratchit (Simon Brooking)
by her husband, Fred (Jim Ludwig) as Scrooge (John Christopher Jones),
above, ignores the proceedings.
Mrs. Dilber (Susan Pellegrino) is
incensed when she learns from Mr. Scrooge (John Christopher Jones)
that she has to show up for work on Christmas day.
Marley (Mark Niebuhr) warns Scrooge
(John Christopher Jones) that
he has one last hope and chance of avoiding the dead man's fate.
The three Spirits of Christmas Past (Catherine Jones, Daryl Rothman and Kelly Nigh)
take Scrooge (John Christopher Jones) back to his days as a school boy.
The Spirits of Christmas Past (Kristi
Flynn and Daryl Rothman) take Scrooge (John Christopher Jones)
back to observe his sister, Fan (Janet Metz) and himself as a young boy (Kyle Moore).