The original television Christmas classics Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer ; Frosty the snowman ; Santa Claus is comin' to town ; with, The little drummer boy ; and, Frosty returns
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 4 of 4 copies|
SummaryPresents 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. 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.
Christmas television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| New York : [New York?] :Sony Wonder :2004
|Other Titles|| Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer.
Frosty the snowman.
Little drummer boy.
Martin, Andrea, 1947-
Moss, Elisabeth, 1982-
Carter, Michael Patrick.
Goodman, John, 1952-
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986.
Gardner, Joan, 1914-1999.
Ferrer, José, 1912-1992.
Garson, Greer, 1904-1996.
May, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1905-1976. Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer.
Rankin, Arthur, Jr.
Nelson, Steve, 1907-1981. Frosty the snowman.
Michaels, Lorne, 1944-
Davis, Katherine, 1892-1980. Little drummer boy.
Bill Melendez Productions, Inc.
Videocraft International, Ltd.
Sony Wonder (Firm)
Classic Media, Inc.
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.
In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Programs originally produced: c1964-c1992.
Sound disc contains songs featured in the programs on the videodiscs.
DVD, NTSC, Region 1, Dolby digital.
3 videodiscs (2 hr., 59 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)