Release Message: Henry V. Esmond stars as Scrooge in this British fantasy film based on A Christmas Carol. It is part of Harry B. Parkinson's Tense Moments with Great Authors (1922) film series.
Description: Miserly London businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the ghost of his dead business partner Marley, who warns him that three more ghosts will appear during the night trying to show Scrooge the error of his ways. As the night wears on, he's visied by the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. But will even they be enough to soften old Scrooge's heart? A series of twelve short films re-enacting highlights from famous novels. Individual titles are: #1: Trilby; #2: Les Miserables; #3: Sappho; #4: Nancy; #5: Fagin; #6: La Tosca; #7: Scrooge; #8: Vanity Fair; #9: East Lynne: #10: A Tale of Two Cities; #11: Moths; #12: David Garrick.