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Dr. Seuss Television Adaptations

Books LLC

Published May 20th 2010
ISBN : 9781155905464
Paperback
56 pages
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Chapters: How the Grinch Stole Christmas , the Cat in the Hat, the Butter Battle Book, the Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, the Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat, Halloween Is Grinch Night, Gerald Mcboing-Boing, Horton Hears a Who , the Hoober-BloobMoreChapters: How the Grinch Stole Christmas , the Cat in the Hat, the Butter Battle Book, the Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, the Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat, Halloween Is Grinch Night, Gerald Mcboing-Boing, Horton Hears a Who , the Hoober-Bloob Highway, Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?, the Lorax, Dr. Seuss on the Loose. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 55. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a 1966 American animated television special directed by Chuck Jones. It is based on the homonymous childrens book by Dr. Seuss, the story of The Grinch trying to take away Christmas from the townsfolk of Whoville below his mountain hideaway. The special, which is considered a short film as it runs less than an hour, is one of the very few Christmas specials from the 1960s to still be shown regularly on television. Boris Karloff narrates the film and also provides the speaking voice of The Grinch (the opening credits state, The sounds of the Grinch are by Boris Karloff. And read by Boris Karloff, too ). The 23-minute short was originally telecast on CBS on December 18, 1966. CBS repeated it annually during the Christmas season until 1987. It was eventually acquired by Turner Broadcasting System, which now shows it several times between November and January. It has since been broadcast on TNT, Cartoon Network, and The WB Television Network. Most recently, it has been shown on WB, but with some scenes trimmed down because of time constraints (the show was made at a time when commercial breaks on television were shorter than they are now). In any event, as of the present time, it is the lead-off classic special (i.e. the first classic special) that airs on network television each Christmas season. The special was originally produced by The Cat in the Hat Prod...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=530898