The original Christmas specials collection

DVD
Published 2018
Item Details
Summary:

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: a misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

Edition:
Deluxe edition.
Description:
4 videodiscs (204 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: G.
Other Title:
Rankin/Bass present the original Christmas specials collection
Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer (Television program) [DVD].
Frosty the Snowman (Television program) [DVD].
Santa Claus is comin' to town (Television program) [DVD].
Little drummer boy (Television program) [DVD].
Cricket on the hearth (Television program) [DVD].
Notes:
Title from container.
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.
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.
Frosty the Snowman: Jimmy Durante, Billy DeWolfe, Jackie Vernon, Paul Frees, June Foray.
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, Greer Garson.
Cricket on the hearth: Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas, Ed Ames, Abbe Lane, Hans Conried, Roddy McDowall.
All programs produced for television by Rankin & Bass between 1964 and 1970.
DVD ; fullscreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0.
For private home use only.
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer and Frosty the snowman in English, Spanish and French, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. Santa Claus is coming' to town in English and Spanish, with French subtitles or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. Little drummer boy in English or Spanish with subtitles in English or French. Cricket on the hearth in English with subtitles in English, Spanish or French.
Contents:
Disc 1. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer / told and sung by Burl Ives ; adapted from a story by Robert May ; music and lyrics by Johnny Marks ; musical director, Maury Laws ; written by Romeo Muller ; director, Larry Roemer ; produced by Arthur Rankin.
Disc 2. 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 ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass ; written by Romeo Muller.
Disc 3. 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 ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass ; written by Romeo Muller.
Disc 4. Little drummer boy / based upon the story by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone ; music and lyrics by Colin Romoff ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass ; written by Romeo Muller
Cricket on the hearth / suggested by the Charles Dickens story ; music & lyrics, Maury Laws & Jules Bass ; animation supervisor, Rod Willis ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass ; written by Romeo Muller.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
46198327
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