3 pm | FREE | DOUBLE FEATURE
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (1970)
48 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy |
The film stars actor Fred Astaire as the narrator S.D. Kluger, Mickey Rooney as Kris Kringle/Santa Claus, Keenan Wynn as the Winter Warlock, and Paul Frees in various roles. The film tells the story of how Santa Claus and several Claus-related Christmas traditions came to be. It is based on the hit Christmas song of the same name, which was introduced on radio by Eddie Cantor in 1934, and the story of Saint Nicholas.
Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. Writer: Romeo Muller (teleplay) Stars: Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn
23 min | Animation, Family
The story of Noel, a cheerful Christmas ornament with a certain “happiness” that rubs off on the families he lives with.
Director: Masaki Îzuka. Writer: Romeo Muller Stars: Charlton Heston, Larissa Auble, Roscoe Lee Browne