Story Of Christmas (DVD)
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THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS first aired on NBC December 22, 1963. Sponsored solely by General Mills, and hosted by Ernie Ford, it was the first hour-long prime time network television special to be aired without commercial interruptions. Written by the renowned author, Charles Tazewell (‘The Littlest Angel’), adorned with soaring vocal arrangements written and conducted by Roger Wagner, and featuring a stunning eighteen-.an a half minute animation segment conceived and produced by master Artist eyvind earle (“Fantasia”, “Sleeping Beauty”). The Story Of Christmas was Ernie’s lifelong dream, and the effort he regarded as his crowning achievement. It became — literally overnight — one of the highest rated, critically acclaimed holiday specials of all time. Now fully restored and digitally enhanced for DVD technology, TEF Enterprises is proud to present the original telecast of 1963, exclusively produced for digital video home viewing. THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS – a timeless classic and one of television’s true masterpieces.