Cricket on the Hearth

Cricket on the Hearth
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Format:  DVD
item number:  LMTB 52569D
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DVD Details

  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: September 5, 2006
  • Originally Released: 1967
  • Label: Classic Media

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Directed by &
Screenwriting by &
Original story by
Composition by
Produced by &
Voice: , , &
Executive Production by &

Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 374
The animation is a bit choppy, but the title character is still very charming. It's a shame this one doesn't get more regular broadcasting, because even if it's often not a conventional Christmas special, it's still a joy to watch. Full Review
Syfy Wire
Dec 4, 2018
Swapped out the now-iconic Animagic for unappealing traditional animation. It also removed any really engaging songs or fun characters. Full Review
Paste Magazine
Dec 4, 2018
There's blindness caused by grief, melodramatic plot twists by the bushel, and a cricket narrator. But it's all a little bland, with songs that last way too long. Full Review
Vox
Dec 4, 2018

Description by OLDIES.com:

Charles Dickens's novella from 1845, which follows the activities of the Peerybingle family and the cricket who assumes the role of guardian angel and watches over them, is brought to the screen in this animated tale. Features the voices of Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas and Roddy McDowall.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 15,471
  • UPC: 828768525692
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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