A BING CROSBY CHRISTMAS: LIKE THE ONES WE USED TO WATCH (NBC 12/6/79)
A television special featuring clips from Bing Crosby’s various television Christmas specials, hosted by Gene Kelly and Kathryn Crosby.
Clips from Crosby’s various Christmas specials include: Crosby singing and dancing alongside a snowman in a special from 1973; a sketch featuring the Crosby family as hobos celebrating Christmas, singing “We’ve Got Camaraderie”; the Crosby family’s first television appearance with Bing Crosby in a 1966 Christmas special singing “Silver Bells”; other excerpts from specials featuring the Crosby family singing “Talk to the Animals,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” “The Christmas Song,” and various other Christmas songs; Crosby singing “Doin’ the Bing” on his first television Christmas special in 1962, and singing “Happy Together” with Mary Martin; Crosby in a sketch along with Melba Moore; Crosby singing “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” with Twiggy and Carol Burnett; Crosby in a comedy sketch alongside Roy Clark; Crosby and Jackie Gleason singing “A Pair of Loafers”; Crosby, Fred Astaire, the Young Americans, Connie Stevens, Michael Landon, and John Byner singing “Sleigh Ride” in various clips; Crosby and David Bowie singing a duet version of “The Little Drummer Boy”; Crosby singing “O Holy Night,” “Noel,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Silent Night”; and various clips of Crosby singing “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” throughout his different specials. Includes commercials.
Number of DVDs: 1
Running Time: 60 min (approx)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 Full Screen
NOTES: This is a fan-made DVD set. Not a studio release.