Actor | Director | Soundtrack
He played Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol" on the radio annually for 20 years between 1934 and 1953. He missed only twice, In 1936 brother John replaced him because of the Christmas Eve death of his wife and in 1938 by Reginald Owen, whose MGM version...
[when asked by a writer to compose his own epitaph] Well, I've played everything but a harp.
On radio, the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in annual broadcasts of "A Christmas Carol". This role led directly to his being cast as Mr. Potter in "It's A Wonderful Life".
Lionel Herbert Blythe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Van Nuys, California, USA