It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Television Classic

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Television Classic

by Charles M. Schulz, Lee Mendelson

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Overview

Trick-or-treating has never been more fun—with scary costumes, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Schroeder, Linus, and, of course, the Great Pumpkin. Since its first airing forty years ago, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" has become synonymous with Halloween. This collection of remembrances and behind-the-scenes treasures celebrates the timeless television classic with:

  • A full script illustrated with screen art from the show
  • Never-before-seen photographs, storyboard excerpts, and production materials
  • Interviews with the original child actors who were the voices of the Peanuts gang
  • Reminiscences and insider tidbits from executive producer Lee Mendelson and animator Bill Melendez
  • And much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060897215
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/12/2006
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Charles M. Schulz, the most popular cartoonist in history, published comic strips in 2,600 newspapers worldwide and won several prestigious awards, including the Congressional Medal of Honor. Mr. Schulz died on February 12, 2000, the night before his farewell Peanuts comic strip was published.

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Television Classic 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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KatelynLucile More than 1 year ago
This is such a great book for peanuts fans! It was very interesting to read about how the whole idea for "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown". The pictures are great and the script is a really neat addition. A must for all fans!