The Little Drummer Boy, Book IIThe Little Drummer Boy, Book II (1976) Animated Cartoon Special by Dave Koch
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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.
- Written By Julian P. Gardner.
- Awards: Nominee, Emmy Award, Outstanding Children's Special, 1977.
- Music: Maury Laws, Jules Bass, Noel Regney, Gloria Shayne, Harry Simeone, Catherine Davis; more Musicians ...
- Originally Released on December 13, 1976.
- Originally Aired on NBC-TV (USA).
- Running Time: 30 minutes.
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 and his animal companions to... (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 I Hear".
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