Images from the pressbook for A Christmas Carol, presented by IBM on CBS TV, December 17, 1984. This “Carol” starred George C. Scott as Scrooge.
Scott, having denounced the Hollywood academy awards as a “meaningless self-serving meat parade,” won the best actor award for Patton in 1970. He refused to accept the Oscar. Scott played other Dickensian roles on television, including Fagin in Oliver Twist.