Christmas Hard Candy! A Vintage Catalog Extravaganza! - Jetpack Jason
This is a colorful and enticing collection of Christmas Catalog images from 1939 to 1979 featuring that classic Christmas Hard Candy and Ribbon Candy.
A Very TV Guide Christmas: Holiday Season Television in the 1970s-1980s - Flashbak
Last year we had a look at Christmas specials of the past via some old issues of TV Guide. This time let’s take a more in-depth look at the holiday lineups in selected issues, and really get a feel for what Christmastime programming looked like back in the day in the US. Enjoy. TV Guide … Continue reading "A Very TV Guide Christmas: Holiday Season Television in the 1970s-1980s"
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Rankin/Bass)
Rudolph the Red–Nosed Reindeer is a long-running Christmas television special produced in stop-motion animation by Rankin/Bass, and the company's first Christmas special. It originally aired on NBC on December 6, 1964, and is now the world's longest-running and highest-rated television special of all time. It is based on the song of the same name by Johnny Marks, which itself was based on the 1939 poem of the same title, written by Marks' brother-in-law, Robert L. May (who was an advertising…
Burl Ives "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
Johnny Marks composed "A Holly Jolly Christmas" in 1964 and the song was featured in the CBS-TV Rankin/Bass animated special, Rudfolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer...