The Cricket On The HearthThe Cricket On The Hearth (1967) Animated Cartoon Special
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- Animated TV SpecialCartoonTelevisionSpecialCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Rankin Bass Productions, Videocraft International, A Thomas/Spelling Production
- Distributed by: Videocraft International
- Cartoon Characters: Cricket Crockett, Caleb Plummer, Bertha, Edward Belton, Tackleton, Moll, Uriah, Sea Captain, Caw.
- Voice Actors: Roddy McDowell, Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas, Ed Ames, Hans Conried, Abbe Lane, Paul Frees, Norman Luboff Choir.
- Directed By Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass.
- Produced By Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass, Aaron Spelling, Danny Thomas.
- Written By Romeo Muller, Arthur Rankin Jr.
- Music: Maury Laws, Jules Bass.
- Originally Released on December 18, 1967.
- Originally Aired on NBC-TV (USA).
- Running Time: 22 minutes.
Caleb Plummer, a poor toymaker, and Cricket Crockett try to prevent Uriah from marrying his daughter and from taking over Mr. Plummer's toyshop. The cricket... (more)
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Songs: "Don't Give Your Love Away" (Ed Ames), "Smiles Go With Tears" (Marlo Thomas), "Through My Eyes" (Danny Thomas), "The First Christmas" (Danny Thomas), "That Was Yesterday" (Marlo Thomas), "Fish... (more)
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