Christmas Comes But Once a Year
Studio: Fleischer Studio Release Date : December 4, 1936 Series: Color Classic
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Cumulative rating:       (2 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

The children at the orphanage have a Christmas full of broken toys until Grampy comes to the rescue making toys for the kids out of household items.

Characters

Grampy

Credits

Director

Dave Fleischer

Animator

Seymour Kneitel
William Henning

Producer

Max Fleischer

Music and Lyrics

Tot Seymour
Sammy Timberg
Bob Rothberg

Distributor(s)

Paramount

Video Information

VHS

United States

The Fabulous Fleischer Folio: Volume Five

DVD

United States

Somewhere in Dreamland
A Very Classic Christmas

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 1155
Running time: 8:16
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Cinecolor
Sound Type: Mono: Western Electric Noiseless Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Countrie: United States

Reviews and Comments

From Tnarrud :

Beautiful short in which Grampy takes on the role of Santa Claus for some orphans. The orphans themselves are all based on the same design except for the baby.
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History

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    Sources

    Dave Fleischer: Director
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    Seymour Kneitel: Animator
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    William Henning: Animator
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    Tot Seymour: Music and Lyrics
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    Sammy Timberg: Music and Lyrics
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    Bob Rothberg: Music and Lyrics
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    Max Fleischer: Producer
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