A Christmas Carol
An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.
An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.
Trees Grow Tall and then They Fall
Teenager Ellen moves in with her alcoholic father for what seems like the hundredth time, to a tiny trailer with his ex-wife, Hilly. Ellen soon discovers Hilly is still married to Roy, who was disabled in a logging accident.
A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control.