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

Cumulative rating:       (3 ratings submitted)

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

Credits

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ken Harris
Lloyd Vaughan
Richard "Dick" Thompson
Don Towsley
Thomas "Tom" Ray
Philip "Phil" Roman

Story

Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel

Music

Albert Hague
Eugene Poddany

Conductor

Eugene Poddany

Backgrounds

Philip "Phil" de Guard
Robert "Bob" Inman
Hal Ashmead

Voices

Boris Karloff
June Foray
Thurl Ravenscroft

Layout

Oscar Dufau
Don Morgan

Narration

Boris Karloff

Producer

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones
Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel

Production Manager

Earl Jonas

Film Editor

Lovell Norman
John O. Young

Co-Director

Ben Washam

Graphics

Don Foster

Production Design

Maurice Noble

Executive Production Manager

Les Goldman

Lyrics

Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel

Additional Story

Irving "Irv" Spector
Bob Ogle

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

United Kingdom

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

BluRay Disc

United States

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Hats Off to Dr. Seuss (Collector's 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 Countrie: United States

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History

1/24/2013

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12/13/2013

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12/19/2013

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9/12/2014

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1/28/2015

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10/11/2015

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10/26/2015

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2/18/2016

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9/11/2016

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11/6/2017

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12/21/2017

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8/29/2018

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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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