How The Grinch Stole Christmas!
Studio: MGM Release Date : December 18, 1966 Series: Television Special
  1. General Info

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Synopsis

The Grinch, who lives up above the town of Who-Ville, hates Christmas because of all the noise it makes. So he devises a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos.

Characters

The Grinch
(Voice: Boris Karloff)
Max the Reindeer Dog

Broadcasters

CBS (Original broadcast network)

Reused Animation Used in:

Horton Hears a Who!

Trivia

  • Based on the book How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss.
  • The Foundation for Commercial Banks was one of the sponsors for the special.

Video Information

VHS

United States

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"

CED Disc

United States

The Dr. Seuss Video Festival

DVD

United States

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Deluxe Edition)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
Dr Seuss's Holiday on the Loose
Hats Off to Dr. Seuss (Collector's Edition)
Classic Christmas Favorites
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Ultimate Edition
The Polar Express / How the Grinch Stole Christmas Double Feature

United Kingdom

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

BluRay Disc

United States

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Hats Off to Dr. Seuss (Collector's Edition)
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Ultimate Edition

Technical Specifications

Running time: 25:36
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Metrocolor
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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Sources

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Director
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Ken Harris: Animator
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Lloyd Vaughan: Animator
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Richard "Dick" Thompson: Animator
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Don Towsley: Animator
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Thomas "Tom" Ray: Animator
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Philip "Phil" Roman: Animator
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Oscar Dufau: Layout
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Don Morgan: Layout
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Philip "Phil" de Guard: Backgrounds
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Robert "Bob" Inman: Backgrounds
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Hal Ashmead: Backgrounds
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Don Foster: Graphics
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Irving "Irv" Spector: Additional Story
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Bob Ogle: Additional Story
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Ben Washam: Co-Director
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Lovell Norman: Film Editor
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John O. Young: Film Editor
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Earl Jonas: Production Manager
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Les Goldman: Executive Production Manager
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Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Producer
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Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel: Producer
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Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel: Lyrics
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Albert Hague: Music
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Eugene Poddany: Music
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Eugene Poddany: Conductor
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Maurice Noble: Production Design
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Boris Karloff: Voices
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Boris Karloff: Narration
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June Foray: Voices
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Thurl Ravenscroft: Voices
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Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel: Story
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Ben Washam: Animator
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