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The Little Drummer Boy, Book II

The Little Drummer Boy, Book II

The Little Drummer Boy, Book II (1976) Animated Cartoon Special The Little Drummer Boy, Book II

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  • Animated TV SpecialCartoonTelevisionSpecialCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Rankin-Bass Productions
  • Cartoon Characters: Aaron, Plato, Simeon, Melchior, Brutus, Baa Baa, Samson, Joshua, Tax Collectors, Our Story Teller.
  • Voice Actors: David Jay, Bob McFadden, Ray Owens, Allen Swift, Zero Mostel, Greer Garson.
  • Directed By Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass.
  • Produced By Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass.
  • Awards: Emmy Award  Nominee, Emmy Award, Outstanding Children's Special, 1977.
  • Music: Maury Laws, Jules Bass, Noel Regney, Gloria Shayne, Harry Simeone, Catherine Davis; more Musicians More Musicians...
  • Originally Released on December 13, 1976.
  • Originally Aired on NBC Television NBC-TV (USA).
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Aaron, after playing his song, helps Melchior to spread the word by ringing Simeon's silver bells. But when the Romans take the bells for taxes, it's up to Aaron...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

This was the only Rankin/Bass TV special to receive an Emmy nomination. Songs: "Money, Money, Money" (Brutus), "Money, Money, Money" (Aaron, Baa Baa, Samson, Joshua, Tax Collectors), "Do You Hear What...  (more)

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