Santa Claus is comin' to town : 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 | Rooney, Mickey | Wynn, Keenan | Garson, Greer | Ferrer, Jos�e | Laws, Maury | Classic Media, Inc | Rankin/Bass Productions | Sony Wonder (Firm)Material type: FilmLanguage: English Original language: English Publisher: New York : Classic Media : Sony Wonder, 2004Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inOther title: Santa Claus is coming to town | Little drummer boy | Original television Christmas classics [Title on set container:] | Original TV classics [At head of title on disc:]Subject(s): Santa Claus -- Juvenile drama | Santa Claus | Christmas playsGenre/Form: Children's films. | Christmas films. | Clay animation films.
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Videodisc release of a 1970 television program.
Special feature: Spanish language page.
[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.
Music and lyrics by Maury Laws, Jules Bass.
[Santa Clause is comin' to town] Narrator: Fred Astaire ; voices: Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn. [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. [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.
In English with Spanish subtitles.