Scrooge

Scrooge is a common English term for a miserly person, by reference to the fictional character Ebenezer Scrooge, the selfish and miserly protagonist of Charles Dickens' 1843 novel A Christmas Carol. The name is thought to have been inspired by Dickens' misreading of a tombstone erected to a man with the surname Scroggie.

It may refer to:

  • Scrooge, or, Marley's Ghost, a 1901 silent film
  • Scrooge (1913 film), a film featuring Seymour Hicks
  • Scrooge (1935 film), a film featuring Seymour Hicks
  • Scrooge (1951 film), a film featuring Alastair Sim
  • Scrooge (1970 film), a musical film starring Albert Finney
  • Scrooged, a 1988 film starring Bill Murray
  • Scrooge (musical), a 1992 stage musical adapted from the 1970 film

Scrooge can also refer to:

  • Scrooge McDuck, a Disney cartoon and comics character who also bears a miserly personality
    • Scrooge McDuck and Money
    • Scrooge McDuck universe
  • Scrooge McRock, Grand Buffet album, 1997
  • RT-20 (missile) (NATO reporting name: SS-15 Scrooge), an intercontinental ballistic missile developed by the Soviet Union

Other articles related to "scrooge":

Starring Tracy Beaker
... She gets the leading role in the school play (Ebnezer Scrooge) but messes it up by punching her enemy, Justine Littlewood in the nose ... the end of the book because the other kids who are auditioning for Scrooge are hopeless ... She desperately wants her mum to come and watch her acting Scrooge ...
Scrooge (musical)
... Scrooge The Musical is a 1992 stage musical with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse ... and book are closely adapted from the music and screenplay of the 1970 musical film Scrooge starring Albert Finney ...
Scrooge (musical) - Musical Numbers
... Act I "Sing a Christmas Carol" – Company "M.O.N.E.Y" – Scrooge "Christmas Children" – Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Kathy Cratchit and Company "Miser Christmas" – Tom Jenkins and Company "I ...
Scrooge (1935 Film)
... Scrooge is a 1935 British fantasy film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop and Robert Cochran ... Hicks appears as Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser who hates Christmas ... Hicks had previously played the role of Scrooge on the stage many times beginning in 1901, and again in a 1913 British silent film version ...