A Charlie Brown ChristmasA Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) Animated Cartoon Special
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- Traditional Animation
- Lee Mendelson-Bill Melendez Productions, Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, United Features Syndicate.
- Cartoon Characters: Charlie Brown, Linus Van Pelt, Lucy Van Pelt, Schroeder, Shermy, Pig-Pen, Sally Brown, Frieda, Violet, Snoopy.
- Voice Actors: Peter Robbins, Tracy Stratford, Christopher Shea, Chris Doran, Geoffrey Ornstein, Kathy Steinberg, Ann Altieri, Sally Dryer; Full Voice Cast ...
- Directed By Bill Melendez.
- Produced By Lee Mendelson, Bill Melendez, Jay Poynor.
- Written By Charles M. Schulz.
- Awards: Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program, 1965, Nominee, Emmy Award, Special Classifications of Individual Achievements, Charles M. Schulz, 1965; more Awards ...
- Music: Vince Guaraldi, Ludwig van Beethoven, Lee Charlton, John Copolla, Frank Snow; more Musicians ...
- Editor: Robert T. Gillis.
- Originally Released on December 09, 1965.
- Originally Aired on CBS-TV (USA).
- Running Time: 25 minutes.
- Production Number: 64-4
When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but it proves to be a frustrating struggle.... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
This was the first Charlie Brown special. It was produced in 1964, but was not picked up for airing that year due to the lack of a sponsor. (A pilot had been made, but sponsors were not interested!) The following year, Coca-Cola took a shot at... (more)
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