Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! [Original TV Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - John Bush
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas was a popular children's book during the late '50s and early '60s, but it achieved a new level of acclaim in 1966 when it first appeared as a television special. Featuring a pitch-perfect cast -- direction and production by Warner Bros. veteran Chuck Jones, narration by Boris Karloff, and the immortal voice veteran Thurl Ravenscroft singing "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" -- the special packs a lot of material and special moments into its brief 28 minutes. The original LP soundtrack had some slight differences from the television special, but subsequent versions moved closer to the television version, and the program works perfectly ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas was a popular children's book during the late '50s and early '60s, but it achieved a new level of acclaim in 1966 when it first appeared as a television special. Featuring a pitch-perfect cast -- direction and production by Warner Bros. veteran Chuck Jones, narration by Boris Karloff, and the immortal voice veteran Thurl Ravenscroft singing "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" -- the special packs a lot of material and special moments into its brief 28 minutes. The original LP soundtrack had some slight differences from the television special, but subsequent versions moved closer to the television version, and the program works perfectly as a narrative story. Often anointed or voted the most popular Christmas special of all time, How the Grinch Stole Christmas isn't just a holiday classic -- it's a classic, period.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/2012
  • Label: Watertower Music
  • UPC: 794043162336
  • Catalog Number: 39336
  • Sales rank: 255,281

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dr. Seuss Primary Artist
Boris Karloff Narrator
Thurl Ravenscroft Vocals
MGM Studio Orchestra Performing Ensemble
MGM Studio Chorus Choir, Chorus
Eugene Poddany Conductor
Technical Credits
Hugh Brown Art Direction
Doug Schwartz Engineer
Chuck Jones Producer
Albert Hague Composer
Daniel Goldmark Editorial Research
Eugene Poddany Additional Music
Theodore Geisel Composer, Lyricist, Producer
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