Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Friday, May 22, 2009

Variety: ABC unwraps Disney toon for X-Mas

ABC unwraps Disney toon for X-Mas
Dave Foley voices elf in 2009 holiday special

'Prep and Landing'
ABC has picked up Disney Animation's holiday spec 'Prep and Landing,' about a team of elite elves who prepare houses for Santa's arrival.

ABC has picked up the holiday special "Prep and Landing," the net's first program from sister Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Half-hour animated event revolves around an elite elves unit -- known as Prep and Landing -- that makes sure homes are ready for Santa's visit. Story centers on an elf (Dave Foley) who thinks he's about to get a promotion -- but instead is paired with a new recruit (Derek Richardson). The duo then go on their Christmas Eve mission, where they encounter unexpected challenges.

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Merry Maymas

1949 Chesterfield (by vintageadvertisements)
1949 Chesterfield (by vintageadvertisements)

Okay, I think I've gotten over my yuletide burn-out and ready to sled back into the holiday spirit...

The Internet Archive has recently added a number of historic early holiday themed films to its enormous collection of public domain goodness:

The Night Before Christmas (1905)

A Winter Straw Ride (1906)

A Christmas Carol (1910)

Making Christmas Crackers (1910)

A Christmas Accident (1912)

The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus (1914)