Santa Claus is comin' to town [videorecording] : Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol and The little drummer boy / Classic Media ; a Rankin/Bass production ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; teleplay by Romeo Muller.
Contributor(s): Rankin, Arthur, Jr | Bass, Jules | Muller, Romeo | Astaire, Fred | Backus, Jim | Rooney, Mickey | Wynn, Keenan | Garson, Greer | Ferrer, José | Laws, Maury | Classic Media, Inc | Rankin/Bass Productions | Genius EntertainmentMaterial type: FilmLanguage: English Original language: Spanish, English Publisher: Sonta Monica, CA : Distributed by Genius Entertainment, Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Santa Claus -- Juvenile films | Christmas -- Juvenile films | Drummers (musicians) -- Juvenile films | Santa Claus -- Juvenile films | Christmas -- Juvenile films | Drummers (musicians) -- Juvenile filmsGenre/Form: Children's films. | Christmas films. | Clay animation films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. DDC classification: 791.45/72 LOC classification: PN1992.8.C47 | S26 2002aOnline resources: cover art
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Originally presented on television 1962-1970.
Special feature: Spanish language page.
Music and lyrics by Maury Laws, Jules Bass.
[Santa Claus is comin' to town] Narrator: Fred Astaire ; voices: Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn. [Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol] Narrator: Jim Backus. [The little drummer boy] Narrator: Greer Garson ; voices: Jose Ferrer, Vienna Boys Choir.
[Santa Clause is comin' to town] Relates the story of how Santa Claus gained fame as the ultimate gift-giver, and Little drummer boy portrays the spirit of Christmas. [Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol] The hilariously nearsighted Mr. Magoo stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. The heartwarming story of how Mr. Scrooge transforms after a visit from Christmas past, present and future. [The little drummer boy] A little orphan boy laments that he has no gift to bring the infant Jesus. He finally realizes that he can share his most precious gift of music with the new-born babe.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
DVD, Dolby digital.
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.