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The original Christmas classics, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The original Christmas classics
Title
The original Christmas classics
Contributor
Actor
Animator
Screenwriter
Author
Composer
Conductor
Director
Film editor
Lyricist
Musical director
Performer
Producer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
Related
Cataloging source
JBI
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
Credits note
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. Cricket on the hearth: suggested by the Charles Dickens story ; music & lyrics, Maury Laws & Jules Bass ; animation supervisor, Rod Willis ; musical director, Maury Laws. Frosty the snowman: told & sung by Jimmy Durante ; based on the song by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins ; animation supervisor, Steve Nakagawa ; musical director, Maury Laws. Frosty returns: based on a story by Jim Lewis ; original music composed by Mark Mothersbaugh ; editors, Chuck McCann, Warren Taylor. Santa Claus is comin' 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 ; orchestrations, Maury Law. 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. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: music by Jule Styne ; lyrics by Bob Merrill ; freely adapted from Dicken's A Christmas carol ; music scored and conducted by Walter Scharf ; editors, Sam Horta, Earl Bennett, George Probert, Wayne Hughes
Dewey number
[E]
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, Spanish (Frosty the snowman, Frosty returns) or French (Frosty the snowman, Frosty returns) soundtracks
LC call number
PN1995.9.C5113
LC item number
O75 2007
PerformerNote
(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, (Cricket on the hearth) Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas, Ed Ames, Hans Conried, Abbe Lane, Paul Frees, Norman Luboff Chorus, Roddy McDowall, (Frosty the Snowman) Jimmy Durante, Billy DeWolfe, Jackie Vernon, Paul Frees, June Foray, (Frosty returns) Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin, Brian Doyle-Murray, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Patrick Carter, John Goodman, (Santa Claus is comin' to town) Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn, Westminster Children's Choir, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, Robie Lester, (Little drummer boy) Jose Ferrer, Vienna Boys Choir, Paul Frees, June Foray, Teddy Eccles, Greer Garson, (Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol) Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner, John Hart, Jane Kean, Marie Matthews, Laura Olsher, Les Tremayne
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  • 1925-2004
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rankin, Arthur
  • Bass, Jules
  • Spelling, Aaron
  • Thomas, Danny
  • Casemiro, Eryk
  • Melendez, Bill
  • Michaels, Lorne
  • Saperstein, Henry G.
  • Orgel, Lee
  • Roemer, Larry
  • Brown, Evert
  • Levitow, Abe
  • Muller, Romeo
  • Goldstick, Oliver
  • Chain, Barbara
  • Marks, Johnny
  • Laws, Maury
  • Mothersbaugh, Mark
  • Coots, J. Fred
  • Styne, Jule
  • Scharf, Walter
  • Gillespie, Haven
  • Merrill, Bob
  • Romoff, Colin
  • Willis, Rod
  • McCann, Chuck
  • Taylor, Warren
  • Ives, Burl
  • Durante, Jimmy
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Ames, Ed
  • Amsterdam, Morey
  • Backus, Jim
  • Banas, Carl
  • Carter, Michael Patrick
  • Cassidy, Jack
  • Conley, Corinne
  • Conried, Hans
  • Dano, Royal
  • De Wolfe, Billy
  • Dixon, Peg
  • Doyle-Murray, Brian
  • Eccles, Teddy
  • Ferrer, José
  • Foray, June
  • Francis, Stan
  • Frees, Paul
  • Gardner, Joan
  • Garson, Greer
  • Goodman, John
  • Hart, John
  • Hooks, Jan
  • Kean, Jane
  • Kligman, Paul
  • Lane, Abbe
  • Lester, Robie
  • Mann, Larry D.
  • Martin, Andrea
  • Matthews, Marie
  • McDowall, Roddy
  • Moss, Elisabeth
  • Olsher, Laura
  • Orenstein, Janis
  • Richards, Billie
  • Rooney, Mickey
  • Scopp, Alf
  • Soles, Paul
  • Thomas, Marlo
  • Tremayne, Les
  • Vernon, Jackie
  • Winters, Jonathan
  • Wynn, Keenan
  • Rydell, Bobby
  • Jewel
  • Redding, Otis
  • May, Robert L.
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Nelson, Steve
  • Rollins, Jack
  • Lewis, Jim
  • Davis, Katherine
  • Onorati, Henry
  • Simeone, Harry
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Norman Luboff Choir
  • Westminster Choir
  • Wiener Sängerknaben
  • Chicago (Musical group)
  • Rankin/Bass Productions
  • Videocraft International, Ltd
  • Thomas-Spelling Productions
  • CBS Inc
  • Bill Melendez Productions
  • UPA Pictures
  • Classic Media, Inc
  • Genius Entertainment
Runtime
275
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santa Claus
  • Snowmen
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation
Label
The original Christmas classics, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title on accompanying compact disc: Christmas classics
  • Compact disc
  • Special features: Disc 2. Pencil test from the creation of Frosty;
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer / Rankin/Bass ; a Videocraft International production ; written by Romeo Muller ; co-producer Jules Bass ; director, Larry Roemer ; produced by Arthur Rankin, Jr. (1964) -- Cricket on the hearth / a Rankin/Bass production ; Thomas-Spelling Productions and Videocraft TV International, Ltd. ; written by Romeo Muller & Arthur Rankin, Jr. ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr., & Jules Bass ; executive producers, Aaron Spelling & Danny Thomas (1967) -- Frosty the snowman / a Rankin/Bass production ; Videocraft International, Limited ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; written by Romeo Muller (1969) -- Frosty returns / CBS Inc. ; Bill Melendez Productions, Inc.; written by Oliver Goldstick ; produced by Eryk Casemiro and Bill Melendez ; directed by Bill Melendez and Evert Brown ; executive producer, Lorne Michaels (1992) -- Santa Claus is comin' to town / a Rankin/Bass production ; Videocraft International, Ltd. ; teleplay by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass (1970) -- The little drummer boy / a Rankin Bass Production ; written by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass (1968) -- Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol / UPA Pictures, Inc. ; a Henry G. Saperstein production ; adapted by Barbara Chain ; directed by Abe Levitow ; executive producer, Henry G. Saperstein ; producer, Lee Orgel (1962)
  • (Burl Ives)
  • Let it snow
  • (Chicago)
  • Winter wonderland
  • (Jewel)
  • Merry Christmas baby
  • (Otis Redding)
  • CD.
  • Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
  • (Burl Ives)
  • Rockin' around the Christmas tree
  • (Bobby Rydell)
  • Holly jolly Christmas
  • (Burl Ives)
  • Silver and gold
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Limited keepsake ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (275 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780738933016
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 796019803151
  • 074645947495
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
LVD 80315
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 2999089
  • (OCoLC)ocn173520444
  • (OCoLC)173520444
  • 2999089
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The original Christmas classics, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title on accompanying compact disc: Christmas classics
  • Compact disc
  • Special features: Disc 2. Pencil test from the creation of Frosty;
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer / Rankin/Bass ; a Videocraft International production ; written by Romeo Muller ; co-producer Jules Bass ; director, Larry Roemer ; produced by Arthur Rankin, Jr. (1964) -- Cricket on the hearth / a Rankin/Bass production ; Thomas-Spelling Productions and Videocraft TV International, Ltd. ; written by Romeo Muller & Arthur Rankin, Jr. ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr., & Jules Bass ; executive producers, Aaron Spelling & Danny Thomas (1967) -- Frosty the snowman / a Rankin/Bass production ; Videocraft International, Limited ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; written by Romeo Muller (1969) -- Frosty returns / CBS Inc. ; Bill Melendez Productions, Inc.; written by Oliver Goldstick ; produced by Eryk Casemiro and Bill Melendez ; directed by Bill Melendez and Evert Brown ; executive producer, Lorne Michaels (1992) -- Santa Claus is comin' to town / a Rankin/Bass production ; Videocraft International, Ltd. ; teleplay by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass (1970) -- The little drummer boy / a Rankin Bass Production ; written by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass (1968) -- Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol / UPA Pictures, Inc. ; a Henry G. Saperstein production ; adapted by Barbara Chain ; directed by Abe Levitow ; executive producer, Henry G. Saperstein ; producer, Lee Orgel (1962)
  • (Burl Ives)
  • Let it snow
  • (Chicago)
  • Winter wonderland
  • (Jewel)
  • Merry Christmas baby
  • (Otis Redding)
  • CD.
  • Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
  • (Burl Ives)
  • Rockin' around the Christmas tree
  • (Bobby Rydell)
  • Holly jolly Christmas
  • (Burl Ives)
  • Silver and gold
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Limited keepsake ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (275 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780738933016
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 796019803151
  • 074645947495
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
LVD 80315
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 2999089
  • (OCoLC)ocn173520444
  • (OCoLC)173520444
  • 2999089
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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