Rare Christmas TV Classics - Volume 2 (The Gift / The Blessed Midnight / A Star Shall Rise / A Christmas Carol)
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 46 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Released: August 26, 2008
- Originally Released: 1950
- Label: Alpha Video
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Charles Boyer, Vincent Price, Raymond Burr & Maureen O'Sullivan|
|Directed by||Robert Aldrich, Laslo Benedek & John Brahm|
Description by OLDIES.com:
The Gift (1953): Business owner Carl Baxter, a modern day scrooge who has abandoned Christmas the same way he believes his son has abandoned him, learns a lesson in love and humility. Starring Charles Boyer, Maureen O'Sullivan; Directed by Robert Aldrich.
The Blessed Midnight (1956): Teddy O'Hara has a reputation as a bad kid and his theft of a cake from a bakery seems to confirm it. Only his friend Billy knows the truth about him, and with the help of Sister Mary Benedict, the Christmas spirit of forgiveness affords Teddy a second chance. Starring Maureen O'Sullivan, Francis Bavier; Directed by Laslo Beredek.
A Christmas Carol (1949): Vincent Price hosts this early TV adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," the ghostly story of the original humbug himself, Ebenezer Scrooge. Starring Vincent Price; Directed by Arthur Pierson.
A Star Shall Rise (1952): Raymond Burr stars as Balthazar, one of three Babylonian wise men who witness a mysterious star rising in the west. His companions are sure they are witnessing the unfolding of prophecy, but Balthazar remains a skeptic until he arrives at the manger and looks into the eyes of the blessed virgin mother. Starring Raymond Burr; Directed by John Brahm.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 17 ratings.
If you want "heart warming", this will do it. Really puts you in the Christmas spirit.
- Sales Rank: 1,861
- UPC: 089218565297
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