|“||Better to give? That's hard to believe.||”|
— WC Fields as Scrooge, blowing off the advice of Jimmy Stewart as Dick Wilkins
Rich Little's Christmas Carol is an 1978 CBC special that was premiered on December 1978.
The special starred impersonator Rich Little in a one-man performance, playing all the parts from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol in the voices of famous actors.
|All played by Rich Little|
|Paul Lynde||Bob Cratchit|
|Humphrey Bogart||the Ghost of Christmas Past|
|Peter Falk||the Ghost of Christmas Present|
|Peter Sellers||the Ghost of Christmas Yet-to-Come|
|Richard Nixon||Jacob Marley|
|Truman Capote||Tiny Tim|
|Edith Bunker||Mrs. Cratchit|
|Johnny Carson||Nephew Fred|
|Jimmy Stewart||Dick Wilkins|
|Jack Benny||Boy (Outside Window)|
This special is available on a DVD set along with Rich Little's similar themed retelling of Robin Hood, released in 2007.