Gumby’s Christmas Capers

Gumby's Christmas Capers

Join everybody s favorite playmates — that doughy green guy, Gumby, and his pony pal Pokey — as they bring a world of Christmas adventure to life in these wonderful, stop-action holiday stories… including seeing the duo visit merry old England to keep Ebenezer Scrooge from putting the humbug on Christmas!

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Christmas Cracker

Jeff Hale, Norman McLaren, Grant Munro, Gerald Potterton
National Film Board of Canada, 1963, 9 min

Christmas Cracker

This short animation consists of three segments that take a playful look at Christmas: a rendition of “Jingle Bells” in which paper cut-out figures dance, a dime-store rodeo of tin toys, and a story of decorating the perfect Christmas tree. This holiday film received many awards and an Oscar nomination.

The Bear’s Christmas

Hugh Foulds, 1974, 8 min 8 s

The Bear's Christmas

This short cartoon tells the story of a bear who didn’t believe in Christmas. His main problem with this most magical of holidays? Too many Santas. How would he ever recognize the real one? Alone, out of a job, he goes to drown his sorrows, but back in his lonely room, for all his doubts, the Christmas spirit makes a surprise call.