Dec 252018
 

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Produced well over 50 years ago, its message remains relevant in the 21st Century:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$       album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Dragnet: A .22 Rifle for Christmas  
  • The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe: The Case of the Slaughtered Santas  
  • Amos ‘n’ Andy: The Christmas Show  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  

Classic Christmas television episodes:

  • Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Busy Christmas  
  • Newhart: No Room at the Inn  
  • The Honeymooners: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas  
  • Christmas in Washington (1989): Highlights with President and Mrs Bush, Olivia Newton-John, Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone, et al  
  • Dragnet 1968: The Christmas Story  (season two, episode 15)  hulu
  • Roswell: A Roswell Christmas Carol (season two, episode 10)  hulu

Classic Christmas movies:

  • Babes in Toyland (March of the Wooden Soldiers) 
  • Christmas Story  amazon  iTunes
  • The Lemon Drop Kid  
  • Home Alone  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1994)  amazon  iTunes

Sounds of the season:

  • Theresa and Mike Levy: The First Noel      album
  • George Shearing: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen      album
  • Vince Guaraldi: Christmastime Is Here      album
  • Sweet Talk Radio: All the Christmas Songs  
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night      album

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from johnny dollar’s place.