Christmas Eve has come to the Ozarks. Widow Hinckley is closing in on Joshua, a lazy, bad-tempered mountaineer. She brings him a bedraggled Christmas tree in hopes of softening him up, but Joshua hates Christmas. His relatives all agree that "He's just like Scrooge in that thar story." So they prepare a mountaineer version of A Christmas Carol and Joshua sees the Ozark Christmas Past, Present and Future. One int. set. Approximate running time: 30 minutes.