In this unique retelling of Charles Dickens' beloved 'A Christmas Carol,' Henry Winkler is Benedict Slade, a heartless finance company president in Depression era New England. He shatters the Christmas hopes of his debtors by mercilessly repossessing their most prized goods--and then fires his faithful assistant, Thatcher, on Christmas Eve.
An American Christmas Carol
STARRING HENRY WINKLER
AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY FROM SHOUT! FACTORY
OCTOBER 9, 2012
On October 9, Shout! Factory will release An American Christmas Carol on DVD and, for the first time, Blu-ray.
In this unique retelling of Charles Dickens' beloved "A Christmas Carol," Henry Winkler is Benedict Slade, a heartless finance company president in Depression era New England. He shatters the Christmas hopes of his debtors by mercilessly repossessing their most prized goods--and then fires his faithful assistant, Thatcher, on Christmas Eve.
Alone in his apartment, the selfish Slade is visited by three ghosts--Christmas Past, Present and Future--who take him on a late-night journey and reveal the bitter truths of his life to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
This wonderful tale of a 20th-Century Scrooge is a moving and heartfelt adaptation that brings new life to a treasured holiday classic. Available on Blu-ray for the first time, the beloved TV film looks better than ever re-mastered in high-definition, and makes a merry stocking stuffer!
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October 6, 2012, 7:56 am - PR
Keywords: holiday, drama