The original Christmas specials collection.
(DVD)

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Contributors
Rankin, Arthur, Jr., screenwriter,
Bass, Jules, lyricist,
Spelling, Aaron, producer.
Thomas, Danny, actor,
Roemer, Larry, director.
Published
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2018.
Rating
Not rated.
Status
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Format
DVD
Edition
Deluxe edition.
Physical Desc
4 videodiscs (204 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
191329069134

Notes

General Note
Bonus features: The animagic world of Rankin/Bass; Restoring the puppets of Rudolph; Reimagining Rudolph in 4D; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Attraction film; T.E.A.M. Rudolph and the Reindeer Games; Frosty the snowman original pencil test; commentaries on Frosty the snowman and Santa Claus is comin' to town.
General Note
"5 holiday favorites"--Container.
General Note
"5 timeless holiday specials"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: adapted from a story by Robert May and the song by Johnny Marks ; music and lyrics by Johnny Marks ; Burl Ives sings "Holly Jolly Christmas, Silver and Gold, Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer" ; musical director, Maury Laws.
Creation/Production Credits
Frosty the snowman: told and sung by Jimmy Durante ; based on the song by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins ; animation supervisor, Steve Nakagawa ; musical director, Maury Laws.
Creation/Production Credits
Santa Claus is coming' to town: told and sung by Fred Astaire ; music and lyrics by Maury Laws & Jules Bass ; "Santa Claus is comin' to town" music J. Fred Coots, lyrics, Haven Gillespie.
Creation/Production Credits
Cricket on the hearth: suggested by the Charles Dickens story ; music & lyrics, Maury Laws & Jules Bass ; animation supervisor, Rod Willis ; musical director, Maury Laws and Jules Bass -- Little drummer boy: based upon the story by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone ; music, Maury Laws ; lyrics, Jules Bass ; design, Charles Frazier ; musical director, Colin Romoff.
Participants/Performers
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: Burl Ives, Larry Mann, Billy Richards, Paul Soles, Stan Francis, Alfie Scopp, Janis Orenstein, Paul Kligman, Carl Banas, Corinne Conley, Peg Dixon.
Participants/Performers
Frosty the Snowman: Jimmy Durante, Billy DeWolfe, Jackie Vernon, Paul Frees, June Foray.
Participants/Performers
Santa Claus is comin' to town: Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn, Westminster Children's Choir, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, Robie Lester.
Participants/Performers
Little drummer boy: Jose Ferrer, Greer Garson -- Cricket on the hearth: Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas, Ed Ames, Abbe Lane, Hans Conried, Roddy McDowall.
Description
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: a misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.
Description
Frosty the snowman: a living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
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Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origins of Santa Claus.
Description
The little drummer boy: an orphan drummer boy who hates humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men en route to Bethlehem.
Description
Cricket on the hearth: a helpful cricket named Crocket befreinds a poor toymaker and his daughter on Christmas morning. When tragedy stikes the family, Crocket restores peace and happiness.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, Standard Version presented in a format preserving the aspect ration of its original television exhibition, Dolby digital.
Language
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer and Frosty the snowman in English, Spanish and French, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Language
Santa Claus is coming' to town in English and Spanish, with French subtitles or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Language
Little drummer boy in English or Spanish with subtitles in English or French.
Language
Cricket on the hearth in English with subtitles in English, Spanish or French.
Local note
DVD

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Rankin, A., Bass, J., Spelling, A., Thomas, D., Roemer, L., Muller, R., Marks, J., Laws, M., Coots, J. F., Styne, J., Scharf, W., Gillespie, H., Romoff, C., Ives, B., Durante, J., Astaire, F., Ames, E., Banas, C., Conley, C., Conried, H., De Wolfe, B., Dixon, P., Ferrer, J., Foray, J., Francis, S., Frees, P., Gardner, J., Garson, G., Kligman, P., Lane, A., Lester, R., Mann, L. D., McDowall, R., Orenstein, J., Richards, B., Rooney, M., Scopp, A., Soles, P., Thomas, M., Vernon, J., Wynn, K., May, R. L. 1., Dickens, C., Nelson, S., Rollins, J., & Davis, K. (2018). The original Christmas specials collection. Deluxe edition. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Arthur Rankin et al.. 2018. The Original Christmas Specials Collection. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Arthur Rankin et al., The Original Christmas Specials Collection. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rankin, Arthur, et al. The Original Christmas Specials Collection. Deluxe edition. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2018. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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