Rich Little's Christmas Carol

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Rich Little's Christmas Carol
Artwork for Rich Little's Christmas Carol on HBO
Starring Rich Little
Country of origin United States
Running time 55 minutes
Original network HBO
Original release December 16, 1979

Rich Little's Christmas Carol is a TV special that premiered on Home Box Office (HBO) on December 16, 1979, produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1978. It starred Rich Little in a one-man performance with impersonations of his characters playing the parts in Charles Dickens famous holiday story.[1] Little played the following celebrities:

The show was shot on videotape and included a laugh track.

§ - denotes the celebrity was deceased at the time of production

In 1963, Little release the LP Scrooge and the Stars, which seems to have been the inspiration for this version of A Christmas Carol. In Little's LP version, Scrooge was portrayed by Jack Benny.

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  1. ^ December 1979 HBO Program Guide ("The China Syndrome" on cover), page 12

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