Carol for Another Christmas, scripted by Rod Serling as a modernization of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and a plea for global cooperation between nations, was telecast only once—December 28, 1964. The only TV movie ever directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, this was the film in which Peter Sellers gave his first performance after suffering a near-fatal heart attack. Sellers portrayed a demigod in an apocalyptic Christmas. Sterling Hayden, who costarred with Sellers in Dr. Strangelove earlier that year, was also featured. Film critic Bhob Stewart provided some background on the production:...
|Release date:||December 28, 1964|
|Directed by:||Joseph L. Mankiewicz|
|Producer:||Joseph L. Mankiewicz|
|Music by:||Henry Mancini|
|Screenplay by:||Rod Serling|