G | | Animation, Short, Comedy
The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.
The final short film from Disney to star Clarence Nash, his last film role was the film that's part of Disney's animated canon titled The Black Cauldron (1985) which was released 5 months before his death in 1985, in that film he provided the vocal effects for Hen Wen, the Horned King's dogs, the Horned King's dragons, and the farm animals at the start of the film.
Spirit, I didn't want this to happen. Tell me these events can yet be changed.
After Scrooge wakes up from the Ghost of Christmas Future, when he tries to find his way out of the bed curtain, there is no curtain behind him, but in the next shot, there is a curtain behind him.
The opening credits and the end title are accompanied by a set of illustrations from the film.
Television airings on NBC in the 1980s and CBS in the early 1990s were an hour long. The first half originally featured Donald's Snow Fight (1942), Pluto's Christmas Tree (1952), and The Art of Skiing (1941). Brief clips of other Disney Christmas shorts were shown. The second half featured this short in its entirety. Each of the four segments in the program featured wraparound narrations by Mickey, Donald Duck and Goofy. From 1988 onwards, The Art of Skiing was removed from the annual broadcast and replaced with various segments. The 1993 CBS telecast featured The Making of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (1993) in its place.