Rich Little's Christmas Carol

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 1843 holiday story, A Christmas Carol.[1] Little played the following celebrities:

Rich Little's Christmas Carol
Artwork for Rich Little's Christmas Carol on HBO
StarringRich Little
Country of originUnited States
Running time55 minutes
Original networkHBO
Original releaseDecember 16, 1979

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

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

In 1963, Little released the LP "Scrooge and the Stars", which may have been the inspiration for this version of A Christmas Carol. On the LP, Little portrayed Scrooge as Jack Benny.

See also


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

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