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.
Television program - full broadcast. Dated 19861120 and 19861203.
John Grin's Christmas, 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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