Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Ma...更多>
[first lines] Clergyman: A man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live and is full of misery. He cometh up and is cut down like a flower. [last lines] Tiny Tim: God bless us, every one! Bob Cratchit: I was wondering if you'd like Mr. Marley's name removed from the sign outside. Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge: No; time will erase it at no cost to us. [Scrooge appears at Fred's table, and clears his throat. Everyone turns and stares at him in amazement] Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge: Fred? I-It's I. It's your Uncle Scrooge. I've come to dinner... will you have me, Fred? Fred: [rising] Bless my soul! Have you? Of course we'll have you! [he pumps his uncle's hand, but Scrooge waves him off and goes to Emily] Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge: And you, my dear? Can you forgive a stupid old man who doesn't want to be left out in the cold anymore? Will you take me in? [silence] Emily: Oh... Merry Christmas, Uncle!