MR. MAGOO’s CHRISTMAS CAROL – Thursday, December 24th at 8pm on CW50 – MR. MAGOO STARS AS EBENEZZER SCROOGE IN THE CLASSIC DICKENS TALE — This animated musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved Christmas classic stars the nearsighted Mr. Magoo (Jim Backus) as Ebenezer Scrooge. Featuring voice-over appearances by Paul Frees, Morey Amsterdam, Joan Gardner and Jack Cassidy, this original version of the 1962 special was the first animated holiday program ever produced for television. The special was directed by Abe Levitow, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Merrill.
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