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Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town [videorecording]: The Little Drummer Boy

Classic Media ; a Rankin/Bass production ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; teleplay by Romeo Muller
Video; DVD
[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.
Arthur Rankin, Jr; 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.
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Run Time
85 min.
In English with Spanish subtitles
MPAA rating: Not rated
  • Videodisc release of a 1970 television program.
  • Special feature: Spanish language page.
Variant Title
Santa Claus is coming to town
Little drummer boy
Title on set container: Original television Christmas classics.
At head of title on disc: Original TV classics.
Music and lyrics by Maury Laws, Jules Bass.
New York : Classic Media : Sony Wonder, c2004.
Publisher no.
LVD 54402 Classic Media
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Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital.
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