Cryptoquip Answer for 12/11/2017

This is the excerpt for your very first post.

BWBPQSA VALW WJ YLMHAQN XPAYPEDHWUM VCSV MVSAAHE LU YSUN WQE MCWAV JLQYM:  VCH VCAHH MXAWWDHM.

TODAY’S CLUE:  V = T

ANSWER:  POPULAR TRIO OF MISERLY CURMUDGEONS THAT STARRED IN MANY OLD SHORT FILMS:  THE THREE SCROOGES.