Interview with Winning Screenwriter Clint Ford (A CHRISTMAS CHEER)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What is your screenplay about?

Clint Ford: It’s the continuing story of what happens to a redeemed Ebenezer Scrooge (and a doomed Jacob Marley) from Dickens’ classic tale, A Christmas Carol.

2. What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Historical Fiction/Drama/Family

3. Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?

Since childhood, my favorite story/film has been A Christmas Carol — especially the George C. Scott version. But I always felt as though Jacob Marley — who had absolutely no obligation to intervene in Scrooge’s life, yet chose to do so and help him discover his own redemption — sort of got the shaft. At the end of the Dickens story, Scrooge dances merrily off to his redemption, yet poor Marley — still shackled and chained — is completely forgotten in his misery. That bothered me. So — I fixed it. In my opinion, Jacob Marley has been…

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