A Scrooge for the ages: Join us as we meet some people, visit the places and experience the moment that made history on December 27, 1853. On a freezing, snowy night in Birmingham, England, 2,000 people have lined up outside the town hall. They’ve braved the temperatures for a landmark performance, Charles Dickens’ first reading of A Christmas Carol. The tale will become an international sensation and beloved Christmas tradition. Vincent Price presents a classic 1949 rendition of the story , so you can decide for yourself: What is it about A Christmas Carol that’s endured for over 150 years?
Dec 09, 2021 2:00 pm