Happy Holidays—Animated!

A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s Cartoons on Television and Film


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About the Book

Since the early 20th century, animated Christmas cartoons have brightened the holiday season around the world—first in theaters, then on television. From devotional portrayals of the Nativity to Santa battling villains and monsters, this encyclopedia catalogs more than 1,800 international Christmas-themed cartoons and others with year-end themes of Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the New Year.
Explore beloved television specials such as A Charlie Brown Christmas, theatrical shorts such as Santa’s Workshop, holiday episodes from animated television series like American Dad! and The Simpsons, feature films like The Nutcracker Prince and obscure productions such as The Insects’ Christmas, along with numerous adaptations and parodies of such classics as A Christmas Carol and Twas the Night before Christmas.

About the Author(s)

William D. Crump is a retired physician. He lives in Madison, Tennessee.

Bibliographic Details

William D. Crump

Format: softcover (8.5 x 11)
Pages: 418
Bibliographic Info: 70 photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7293-9
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3646-7
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface 1
The Encyclopedia 3
References 353
Index 357

Book Reviews & Awards

“Charmingly esoteric reference work…1,800 cartoons from the past century-plus are covered…the exhaustive feat of this single volume is that it includes holiday episodes of cartoon series…for sheer breadth of coverage, this is a must-have for collectors and the curious”—Booklist