A Hollywood Holiday

December 12, 2011

St. Paul, Minn. — Christmas and movies go together like George Bailey and Bedford Falls. And in this year's installment of A Hollywood Holiday, Lynne Warfel and Bill Morelock bring you a Santa sized sack of classic holiday soundtracks. From a singing Tom Hanks and two versions of "A Christmas Carol," to a mystery guest... who made his living in mysteries, reading a Christmas classic; A Hollywood Holiday is like sitting down by the fire with Bill and Lynne to enjoy the best holiday movie music. Tune in December 12 at 7:00 p.m. to listen.

Playlist

Albert Hague: You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Michael Chertock, piano
Telarc 80485

Alan Silvestri: Polar Express and End Suite
"Polar Express" Soundtrack
Tom Hanks, vocal

Leslie Bricusse: I Hate People/You... You
"Scrooge" Soundtrack
Albert Finney, vocal

Irving Berlin: White Christmas
Bing Crosby, vocal

Opening dialogue from "It's a Wonderful Life"
Nick at Nite/Sony
BK 63447

Dmitri Tiomkin: Finale to "It's a Wonderful Life"
David Newman/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 88

This feature is part of Classical Minnesota Public Radio's Holiday Programming.

John Williams: "Home Alone" End Credits
John Williams/Studio Orchestra

Leslie Bricusse: I'll Begin Again From "Scrooge"
Albert Finney

Richard Addinsell: Suite from "A Christmas Carol"
David Newman/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 88

Clement Clark Moore: Twas the Night before Christmas
Recorded 1939
Basil Rathbone, Narrator
Nimbus 7861

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