The Night Before Christmas (1933) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Night Before Christmas (1933) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series The Night Before Christmas

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  • Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: United Artists Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Santa Claus, Children, Toys.
  • Directed By Wilfred Jackson.
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
  • Originally Released on December 09, 1933.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:46 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

In a loose adaptation of Clement C. Moore's famous poem, St. Nick is seen delivering the toys that he made in 1932's "Santa's Workshop" to a house full of sleeping children. The toys come alive, and they dance around and have fun. The kids awake to find a...  (more)

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Scenes deleted from some "Walt Disney Christmas" VHS and laserdisc releases: Santa gets full of soot when he comes down the chimney, and he appears in blackface. Then, when the kids wake up, Junior catches Santa going up the fireplace. Running to...  (more)

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I found this short to be highly entertaining, as did my 7 and 3 year old daughters. Watching this you know the Disney group had a great deal of imagination and the colors and animation were beautiful.

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If this is the short I think it is, I have to say it made me very sad. The kids'toys practically self-destructed when they began playing with them, and they all stood around crying their eyes out. I especially felt sorry for the little girl whose...  (read more)

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