Added by on 2014-10-06


Family / Animated / Christmas (1978) 99 minutes ~ Color


 “The Little Christmas Burro” (1978) 23 minutes Lorne Green narrates this heart-warming children’s animated Christmas special. A tiny burro is too small to be of use to the masters. But he is eventually given a very special job when other burros are bogged down with cargo. The little fellow is then enlisted to carry the baby Jesus and Mary on his back! Director: Vic Atkinson Writers: Paul A. Friesen (by), Christine Atkinson (screenplay) Stars: Lorne Greene, Bonnie Brooks and Paul Soles “Santa and the Three Bears” (1970) 76 minutes This animated color feature finds a mother and her two young cubs eagerly waiting for Santa Claus to visit them in Yellowstone National Park. A kindly forest ranger who first told them about the jolly old elf is persuaded to impersonate Santa, and the young bears help him save the holiday. The film is aimed at a target audience of wide-eyed pre-schoolers.

Directors: Tony Benedict, Barry Mahon

Writer: Tony Benedict

Stars: Hal Smith, Jean Vander Pyl and Christina Ferra-Gilmore