Scrooged


1h 41m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol," focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fantomes en fete
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Fantasy
Holiday
Adaptation
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Robert Wayne Harris
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

Frank Cross is a ruthless TV executive confronted with the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. Will a night of horror convince the heartless Frank to change his ways?

Crew

Jack E Ackerman

Property Master Assistant

Dick Alexander

Sound

David Anderle

Music Supervisor

Dan Anglin

Transportation Coordinator

Vibeke Arntzen

Liaison

Bob Badami

Music Editor

Rebecca Baehler

Assistant

Stuart Baird

Production Consultant

Steve Bartek

Original Music

Lisa Beach

Casting Associate

Christopher Bell

Song

Dennis Bell

Song

Walt Berry

Other

Michael Bird

Property Master

Eric Brevig

Visual Effects Supervisor

Anthony S Brooke

Assistant Camera Operator

Thomas R Burman

Special Makeup Effects

Thomas Burns

Assistant Director

Willie Burton

Sound

Jennifer Butler

Costumes

Paul Campanella

Art Department

Larry Carlton

Song Performer

Ralph Cava

Other

Michael Chapman

Other

Michael Chapman

Director Of Photography

Ted Churchill

Steadicam Operator

Alfred Cleveland

Song

Natalie Cole

Song Performer

Alexander B Collett

Assistant

Virginia Cook-mcgowan

Sound Editor

J. Fred Coots

Song

Patricia Dalzell

Script Supervisor

C Marie Davis

Editor

Miles Davis

Song Performer

Albert Delgado

Special Effects Foreman

Linda Descenna

Set Decorator

Jackie Deshannon

Song

M Dewese

Song

Charles Dickens

Source Material (From Novel)

Jim Dixon

Animator

Fred Donelson

Video

Richard Donner

Producer

Teri E. Dorman

Sound Editor

Bari Dreiband-burman

Makeup Supervisor

Bari Dreiband-burman

Special Makeup Effects

Tad Driscoll

Accounting Assistant

George Dunagan

Other

Thom Ehle

Consultant

Danny Elfman

Music

Bradley Thomas Emmons

Other

Jay Engel

Adr Editor

Ray Evans

Song

John Paul Fasal

Sound Effects

Anthony Feola

Production

Robert Fernandez

Music

Wayne Finkelman

Costume Designer

Steven Foster

Special Effects

Peter Frankfurt

Production Associate

Les Fresholtz

Sound

Michael A. Genne

Camera Operator

Haven Gillespie

Song

David Glazer

Property Master Assistant

Mitch Glazer

Screenplay

Debra Goldfield

Assistant Editor

Louis Goldman

Photography

Anthony Goldschmidt

Titles

Robert Goulet

Other

Robert Goulet

Song Performer

Al Green

Song Performer

Mort Greene

Song

Robert Grimaldi

Hair

Rhonda Gunner

Video

Terry Haggar

Color Timer

Allen L Hall

Special Effects Coordinator

George Frederick Handel

Music

Greg Harms

Video

Richard Harner

Production Assistant

Craig Harris

Craft Service

Robert Wayne Harris

Cable Operator

Dan Hartman

Song

Dan Hartman

Song Performer

Ray Hartwick

Coproducer

Ray Hartwick

Unit Production Manager

Robert George Henderson

Sound Editor

Tory Herald

Video

Jillian Hessel

Choreographer

Larry Hezzelwood

Assistant Camera Operator

John Alan Hicks

Set Decorator

Ellen Hillers

Production Coordinator

Ronald Hinsley

Transportation Captain

Carmen Hocson

Adr Editor

Gloria Hoffman

Other

Jimmy Holiday

Song

Richard Hollander

Video

D Michael Horton

Sound Editor

John Houseman

Other

Dream Quest Images

Special Effects

Michele Imperato-stabile

Assistant

Jimmy Iovine

Song

Jimmy Iovine

Music Supervisor

Joseph A Ippolito

Sound Editor

R Isaacs

Song

Ed Jackson

Grip

Edward Jackson

Makeup

David Johansen

Song Performer

Monroe Jones

Song

David Kahn

Song

Gary L Karas

Special Effects

Aaron Katz

Video

David Katz

Video

Edward G Kean

Song

Mike Keeler

Video

Jan Kemper

Script Supervisor

Lynn Kuwahara

Location Manager

Cece Neber Labao

Other

Kevin J. Lang

Electrician

Al Laverde

Grip

Harry Leavey

Transportation Captain

Donald J. Lee

Assistant Director

Shari Leibowitz

Production Coordinator

Melvyn Lenard

Song

Mark Lennon

Song Performer

Annie Lennox

Song Performer

Richard Leon

Props

Marvin E. Lewis

Boom Operator

Art Linson

Producer

Gaetano Lisi

Assistant Director

Jay Livingston

Song

Denise Lopez

Song Performer

Lee Majors

Other

L Mallison

Song

Johnny Marks

Song

Pete Martinez

Video

Antonio Martinez Garcia

Costumes

Tom Mccown

Props

Adriane Mcdonald

Song Performer

Steven C. Mcgee

Lighting

Gregory L Mcmurry

Video

Hank Medress

Song

William Meshover

Assistant

Al Mian

Sound

Marcus Miller

Song

Karen Minahan

Sound Editor

Joe Montenegro

Special Effects

Van Morrison

Song

Richard Mosier

Camera Assistant

Alan Robert Murray

Sound Editor

Randy Myers

Song

Erik L Nelson

Property Master

Patti Roberts Nelson

Assistant

Craig Newman

Production Supervisor

Walter Newman

Sound Editor

Scott Nimerfro

Video

Robert Norin

Makeup

Peter Norman

Other

Peter Norman

Director Of Photography

Michael O'donoghue

Screenplay

Lee Orlikoff

Props

Greg Orloff

Foley

Roger Paradiso

Unit Production Manager

Jennifer Parsons

Costume Supervisor

Richard Patrick

Assistant Director

Nancy Patton

Set Designer

George Pendergrass

Song Performer

Louis B Phillips

Production Auditor

Tony Piller

Props

Vern Poore

Sound

June Popowich

Assistant

Paul Postelnicu

Assistant Camera Operator

Tom Priestley

Camera Operator

Dick Quinlan

Lighting Technician

Ed Quinn

Grip

Virginia Randolph-weaver

Art Director

J. Michael Riva

Production Designer

John-paul Riva

Art Assistant

Jaime Robbie Robertson

Song Performer

Jaime Robbie Robertson

Song

Stephen Robinette

Hair

William Robinson Jr.

Song

Mic Rodgers

Stunt Coordinator

John Roesch

Foley Artist

Steve Roth

Executive Producer

Carolyn Rothstein

Other

David Rubin

Casting Director

Nava Sadan

Production Assistant

P Scott Sakamoto

Assistant Camera Operator

Domingo Samudio

Song

David Sanborn

Song Performer

Phelt Saucier

Other

Bob Scaife

Construction Coordinator

Ken Scaife

Construction

Alan Scott

Song

Terry Scott

Foreman

Alex Scutti

Other

Ilyse Selwyn

Other

Paul Shaffer

Song Performer

John Shannon

Photography

Mike Shea

Motion Control

Bruce Shultz

Video

Adele Simmons

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Fantomes en fete
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Fantasy
Holiday
Adaptation
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Robert Wayne Harris
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Award Nominations

Best Makeup

1988

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 23, 1988

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1989

Completed shooting April 12, 1988.

Began shooting December 7, 1987.

Film is dedicated to Anne Ramsey, Roger Rothstein, and Bob Scaife. Last screen appearance for John Houseman, who died of spinal cancer at the age of 86 October 31, 1988 in Malibu, California.

Released in United States Fall November 23, 1988

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1989