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Title The original television Christmas classics [videorecording] / Sony Wonder, Classic Media.

Imprint New York : Sony Wonder ; [New York?] Classic Media, ©2004.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS San Rafael Branch DVD    J ORI    Available
Edition Full screen.
Description 3 videodiscs (290 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc (28:09 min) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1, Dolby digital.
Language In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
Performer Principal voices: [for Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer] Burl Ives, Larry Mann, Billy Richards, Paul Soles, Stan Francis; [for Frosty the snowman] Paul Frees, June Foray; [for Frosty returns] Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin, Brian Doyle-Murray, Elizabeth Moss, Michael Patrick Carter, John Goodman; [for Santa Claus is comin' to town] Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, Robie Lester; [for The little drummer boy] Jose Ferrer, Paul Frees, Teddy Eccles, Greer Garson.
Note Programs originally produced: c1964-c1992.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Presents five animated Christmas tales as they originally aired on network television.
Contents [Disc 1]. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer / a Videocraft International production ; [presented by] Rankin Bass ; written by Romeo Muller ; adapted from a story by Robert May ; co-producer, Jules Bass ; director, Larry Roemer ; produced by Arthur Rankin, Jr. (52 min.) -- [Disc 2]. Frosty the snowman / a Rankin/Bass production ; written by Romeo Muller ; based on the song by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins (26 min.). Frosty returns / Bill Melendez Productions, Inc. in association with Sony Wonder ; produced by Eryk Casemiro and Bill Melendez ; co-producer, Dinah Minot ; directed by Bill Melendez and Evert Brown ; executive producer, Lorne Michaels (24 min.) -- [Disc 3]. Santa Claus is comin' to town / a Rankin/Bass production ; teleplay by Romeo Muller ; music & lyrics by Maury Laws & Jules Bass ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass (51 min.). The little drummer boy / a Rankin/Bass production ; written by Romeo Muller ; based upon "The little drummer boy" by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, Henry Simeone ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass -- [Disc 4]. Songs from the Christmas classics / new recordings by the Silver and Gold Singers.
CD. Santa Claus is comin' to town -- The first toymaker to the king -- Put one foot in front of the other -- No more toymakers to the king -- Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer -- Jingle jingle jingle -- We're a couple of misfits -- There's always tomorrow -- Silver and gold -- The most wonderful day of the year -- A holly jolly Christmas -- Fame and fortune.
Note Special features [Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer]: Rudolph trivia game -- "Fame and fortune" song -- Original TV promo -- Introduction by Arthur Rankin. Special features [Frosty the snowman]: Pencil test from the creation of Frosty -- Introduction by Arthur Rankin.
Subject Santa Claus -- Juvenile drama.
Christmas plays.
Snowmen -- Juvenile drama.
Christmas films.
Animated films.
Genre/Form Christmas music.
Christmas films.
Animated films.
Added Author Ives, Burl, 1909-1995.
Mann, Larry D., 1922-2014.
Richards, Billie.
Soles, Paul.
Francis, Stan.
Frees, Paul.
Foray, June.
Winters, Jonathan.
Hooks, Jan, 1957-2014.
Martin, Andrea, 1947-
Doyle-Murray, Brian.
Moss, Elisabeth, 1982-
Carter, Michael Patrick, 1981-
Goodman, John, 1952-
Rooney, Mickey.
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986.
Gardner, Joan, 1914-1999.
Lester, Robie.
Ferrer, José, 1912-1992.
Eccles, Teddy.
Garson, Greer, 1904-1996.
Rankin/Bass Productions.
Bill Melendez Productions.
Videocraft International, Ltd.
Sony Wonder (Firm)
Classic Media, Inc.
Silver and Gold Singers.
Added Title Christmas classics
Standard No. 828768567395
Music No. LSK-56470 St. Nicholas Music

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