Ebenezer (film)

Ebenezer is a 1998 Canadian made-for-television re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic 1843 novella A Christmas Carol with Jack Palance giving a performance as Ebenezer Scrooge, á la Western genre.

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Written byDonald Martin
Directed byKen Jubenvill
StarringJack Palance
Ricky Schroder
Amy Locane
Albert Schultz
Theme music composerBruce Leitl
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Douglas Berquist
Editor(s)Paul Mortimer
Running time94 minutes
Original networkTNT
Original releaseNovember 25, 1998 (1998-11-25)

A TV film with high production value, it debuted in the United States on Turner Network Television. It is an obscure and rarely seen title.


Ebenezer Scrooge is the most greedy, corrupt and mean-spirited crook in the old West and he sees no value in "Holiday Humbug." But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come open his eyes, Scrooge discovers that love and friendships are the greatest wealth of all.

Home media


There were at least 2 DVD pressings produced. One was by Platinum Disc Corporation and the most recent by Lionsgate Home Entertainment in 2005, but not believed to be in general release at this time. The original VHS version is long out of print.

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