"A Christmas Carol" is an episode of The Philco Television Playhouse, hosted by Bert Lytell, produced and aired on December 19, 1948.


The skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge (Dennis King) is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.


John Baragrey
Eric Burtis
Valerie CossartMrs. Cratchit
Bing CrosbyHimself - Vocalist
James Karen
Marie Kenny
Dennis KingEbenezer Scrooge
Ben Laughlin
James MacCollBob Cratchit
Artie Quinn
Judson ReesGhost of Christmas Yet to Come
Naomi Riordan
The Robert Mitchell Boys ChoirThemselves
Loring SmithGhost of Christmas Present
Harry SothernGhost of Christmas Past
Bob StantonHimself - Pitchman
Frank ThomasMarley's Ghost
Tom Williams


  • A kine-scope of this episode survives at the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theatre Research in Madison, Wisconsin.

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