Director(s)Bill Melendez
Producer(s)Bill Melendez, Lee Mendelson (executive)
Top GenresAnimation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Short Films
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A Charlie Brown Christmas Overview:

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) was a Animation - Family Film directed by Bill Melendez and produced by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson.

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Encore Podcast: The Miracle of "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

By David on Nov 29, 2019 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" wasn't intentionally created to be timeless, but because of its simplicity and sincerity, timeless it is. Miraculously, it avoids every cliche associated with children's animation and is a perfect blending of music, words and images that clearly conveys one man's vision a... Read full article


The Miracle of "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

By David on Dec 14, 2018 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" wasn't intentionally created to be timeless, but because of its simplicity and sincerity, timeless it is. Miraculously, it avoids every cliche associated with children's animation and is a perfect blending of music, words and images that clearly conveys one man's vision a... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

on Dec 24, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

This review originally ran December 23rd, 2011. ?I still adore this Christmas special! As we get ever closer to Christmas Day we’re hitting the best Christmas films to watch. ?This isn’t a film per se, it’s a television special, but it’s iconic to Christmas. ?It’s the 1... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

on Dec 22, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

This review originally ran December 23rd, 2011. ?I still adore this Christmas special! As we get ever closer to Christmas Day we’re hitting the best Christmas films to watch. ?This isn’t a film per se, it’s a television special, but it’s iconic to Christmas. ?It’s the 1... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

on Dec 21, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film

This review originally ran December 23rd, 2011. ?I still adore this Christmas special! As we get ever closer to Christmas Day we’re hitting the best Christmas films to watch. ?This isn’t a film per se, it’s a television special, but it’s iconic to Christmas. ?It’s the 1... Read full article


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Linus's speech about the true meaning of Christmas is actually Luke 2:8-14 from the King James translation of the Bible.
The version of the show broadcast on CBS-TV until 1997 and older video releases are edited: they leave out a scene where the gang throws snowballs at a can on a fence. The Paramount and Warner video releases are complete and unedited!
Just before her remarks about Christmas being a big commercial racket, Lucy refers to Charlie Brown simply as Charlie. This is the only time she does this in any of the TV specials: every other time it's Charlie Brown.
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