December 21, 2014
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer 1944 Christmas Cartoon
This first film version of Robert L. May's story is a color animated cartoon by Max and Dave Fleisher which covers the salient points of the classic holiday saga in a brisk and breezy seven minutes. Rudolph, Santa and Reindeer Games are all in place along with Johnny Marks' beloved song.
The Candlemaker is a 1957 Cathedral Films animated short film about a candlemaker and his son at Christmas time. A candlemaker entrusts his young son with the task of making candles for their church on Christmas Eve.
Directors: Joy Batchelor, John Halas