Title created by ACMA staff from title of film and form of content.
Film clips from a contemporary adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" which places the modern-day Scrooge in a middle-class black community in America. John Grin, an ill-tempered businessman, undergoes a transformation when he is visited by Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Future, as they all take him through an eye-opening look at himself and those around him.
Film clips and title card. AV000254: film clips with no sound and opening title card with actors stating "John Grin's Christmas will continue in a moment." AV000255: opening title card over black frame with no sound. Dated 19861122 and 19861121.
John Grin's Christmas Clips and Title Card, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Scrooge, Ebenezer (Fictitious character)
African Americans on television
African American actors
African American television producers and directors
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