The Little Drummer BoyThe Little Drummer Boy (1968) Animated Cartoon Special by Dave Koch
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- Animated TV SpecialCartoonTelevisionSpecialCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Rankin-Bass Productions, Videocraft International Productions, NBC
- Distributed by: NBC
- Cartoon Characters: Aaron, Ben Haramed, Ali, the Magi, Our Story Teller, Sampson, Bim Baa Baa, Joshua, Magi.
- Voice Actors: Teddy Eccles, JosÚ Ferrer, Paul Frees, June Foray.
- Directed By Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass, Takeya Nakamura.
- Produced By Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass.
- Written By Romeo Muller.
- Music: Maury Laws.
Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone; more Musicians ...
- Originally Released on December 19, 1968.
- Originally Aired on NBC-TV (USA).
- Running Time: 30 minutes.
After Aaron's family is killed, he finds his only friends are the lamb Baabaa, the donkey Samson and the camel Joshua. An unscrupulous travelling performer convinces them to join his troupe. Aaron follows a star to find Joshua (after the troupe leader sells him... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Based on The Little Drummer Boy by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati and Harry Simeone. This was the only Rankin/Bass production to appear in a GAF Viewmaster packet. Songs: "Luckiest Day Of Your Life" (Aaron, Animals), "When The Goose Is Hanging High"... (more)
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