Christmas Comes But Once a Year
Studio: Fleischer Studio Release Date : December 4, 1936 Series: Color Classic
Cumulative rating:
(5 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

Presenter

Adolph Zukor


Distributor(s)

Paramount

VHS

United States

The Fabulous Fleischer Folio: Volume Five

DVD

United States

Somewhere in Dreamland
A Very Classic Christmas
300 Cartoon Classics
Cartoon Crazys Christmas

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 8:16
MPAA No.: 1155
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 Country: United States

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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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From kintutoons32 :

A charming Xmas classic to be cherished by young and the young at heart that will go down in history as a cartoon treasure!
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