SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews the story of how Charles Dickens created his iconic holiday characters Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and others from “A Christmas Carol”
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THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS (PG) 104 min
Studio: Bleecker Street Media
Director: Bharat Nalluri
Writers: Susan Coyne (screenplay), Les Standiford (author)
Starring: Christopher Plummer, Dan Stevens and Jonathan Pryce
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The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol. The film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.
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