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Cricket on the hearth / The little drummer boy  Cover Image DVD DVD

Cricket on the hearth / The little drummer boy / written by Romeo Muller ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass.

Muller, Romeo, (screenwriter.). Rankin, Arthur, Jr., (film producer,, director,, screewriter.). Bass, Jules, (film producer,, film director.). Ferrer, José, 1912-1992 (voice actor.). Garson, Greer, 1904-1996 (voice actor.). Thomas, Danny, (voice actor.). Thomas, Marlo, (voice actor.). McDowall, Roddy, (voice actor.). Classic Media, Inc., (publisher.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Holiday double feature.
The little drummer boy originally released in 1968 as a television special. Cricket on the hearth originally released in 1967 as a television special.
Formatted Contents Note:
Little drummer boy -- Cricket on the hearth
Participant or Performer Note:
The little drummer boy: Voices: Jose Ferrer, narrator, Greer Garson.
Cricket on the hearth: Voices: Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas, Roddy McDowall.
Summary, etc.:
The little drummer boy: the true story of Christmas is revealed when The little drummer boy comes upon the birth of baby Jesus.
Cricket on the hearth: the story of a toymaker and his daughter who are befriended by a cricket named Croket on Christmas morning.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC.
Language Note:
The little drummer boy: English or Spanish dialogue; French subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf & hard-of-hearing.
Cricket on the hearth: English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf & hard-of-hearing.
Subject: Christmas > Juvenile films.
Genre: Children's television programs.
Christmas television programs.
Animated television programs.
Fiction television programs.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Jefferson County.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Library-Arnold JDVD CRICKET (Text) 30200123078685 Juvenile Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Northwest JDVD CRICKET (Text) 30200123078776 Juvenile Videos Available -

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