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The Muppet Christmas Carol
December 8, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present “Family Flicks.”
“The Muppet Christmas Carol” (1992)
Directed by Brian Henson
Enlivened by the antics of all your favorite Muppets, including Kermit the Frog (as Bob Cratchit), Miss Piggy, Gonzo and Fozzie Bear, this rollicking, endearing take on Dickens’ Christmas classic features Robin the Frog as Tiny Tim and also stars Michael Caine as the hard-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge, who is whisked off on a musical, whirlwind journey through Christmases past, present, and future.
Jim Henson Productions. Producer: Brian Henson. Screenwriter: Jerry Juhl. Based on a novel by Charles Dickens. Cinematographer: John Fenner. Editor: Michael Jablow. Cast: Michael Caine, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire.
35mm, color, 87 min.