Rod Serling’s Adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’: Its Spirit & Still Relevant Message to Americans

By: Monday December 24, 2012 9:30 am

A Carol for Another Christmas was adapted for television by Rod Serling, the creator of the Twilight Zone and premiered in 1964, the same year that Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb and Fail Safe were released. It was produced to support the United Nations and directed by Joseph Mankiewicz, who at the time had just directed Cleopatra.

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