Christmas Essentials

A Listmania! list by Shannon Jeffords (Ogden, UT USA)
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The list author says: "I LOVE CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!! I can't think of having a Christmas holiday without any of these. They are the best."
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition)
1.  The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition) DVD ~ Danny Elfman
The list author says:
  "I love Jack Skellington and his bid to get the warm fuzzy feelings of Christmas.  But its the Oogie Boogie who steals the show."
$20.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,594 customer reviews) | 21 customer discussions

Black Adder III
2.  Black Adder III DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "This doesn't seem like it would be a Christmas essential because none of it takes place during Christmas.  But it is in the bonus features that you'll find Black Adder's Christmas Carol.  So funny!  So worth watching at Christmas."
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A Charlie Brown Christmas
3.  A Charlie Brown Christmas DVD ~ Ann Altieri
The list author says:
  "It's hard to find this DVD because it's out of print.  But who can forget the sad Christmas tree.  It's great."
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A Christmas Carol (Ultimate Collector's Edition)
4.  A Christmas Carol (Ultimate Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Alastair Sim
The list author says:
  "Best version of "Christmas Carol" of all time.  Hands down!"
$17.58   Used & New from: $1.27
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,416 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Muppet Christmas Carol
5.  The Muppet Christmas Carol DVD ~ Michael Caine
The list author says:
  "This is probably one of the funniest version of a "Christmas Carol".  I mean Rizzo and Gonzo"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,341 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

White Christmas
6.  White Christmas DVD ~ Rosemary Clooney
The list author says:
  "A true holiday classic."
$16.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,727 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Holiday Inn (Special Edition)
7.  Holiday Inn (Special Edition) DVD ~ Bing Crosby
The list author says:
  "Another Bing Crosby holiday favorite."
$8.98   Used & New from: $0.48
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,150 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Miracle on 34th Street
8.  Miracle on 34th Street DVD ~ Edmund Gwenn
The list author says:
  "I love this movie!  It teaches that believing at any age is important."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,756 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Miracle on 34th Street
9.  Miracle on 34th Street DVD ~ Richard Attenborough
The list author says:
  "Also great.  They didn't detract at all from the original.  And Mara Wilson is adorable as Susan Walker."
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (Special Edition)
10.  National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (Special Edition) DVD ~ Chevy Chase
The list author says:
  "All I have to say is Chevy Chase and the sled."
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Opus n' Bill in A Wish for Wings That Work
11.  Opus n' Bill in A Wish for Wings That Work DVD ~ Skip Jones
The list author says:
  "This is so funny and such a good story.  I'm so glad they finally released it on DVD."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews)

Scrooged
12.  Scrooged DVD ~ Bill Murray
The list author says:
  "The moments when Carol Kane is beating the tar out of Bill Murray are classic.  This is so funny."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,027 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Elf (Infinifilm Edition)
13.  Elf (Infinifilm Edition) DVD ~ Will Ferrell
The list author says:
  "Will Ferrell as an overgrown elf.  Way funny."
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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
14.  Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) DVD ~ Boris Karloff
The list author says:
  "Such a classic.  The Grinch is one of the best Christmas stories ever."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (739 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Widescreen Edition)
15.  Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Jim Carrey
The list author says:
  "Not exactly the way Dr. Seuss envisioned this story but way funny."
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The Year Without a Santa Claus / Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey / Rudolph's Shiny New Year
16.  The Year Without a Santa Claus / Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey / Rudolph's Shiny New Year DVD ~ Shirley Booth
The list author says:
  "One of those great holiday TV classics.  Heatmeiser and Coldmeiser are the best."
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The Original Television Christmas Classics (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town / Frosty the Snowman / Frosty Returns / The Little Drummer Boy)
17.  The Original Television Christmas Classics (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town / Frosty the Snowman / Frosty Returns / The Little Drummer Boy) DVD ~ Fred Astaire
The list author says:
  "All of your TV favorites.  I love Rudolph's nose that makes that horrible high pitched noise.  So great."
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Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
18.  Christmas in Connecticut (1945) DVD ~ Barbara Stanwyck
The list author says:
  "Great Christmas classic.  Who doesn't love Barbara Stanwyck?"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (801 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

It's A Wonderful Life (Two-Disc Collector's Set)
19.  It's A Wonderful Life (Two-Disc Collector's Set) DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "It is a wonderful life!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,063 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

The Bishop's Wife
20.  The Bishop's Wife DVD ~ Cary Grant
The list author says:
  "Cary Grant is great.  This is a great, if lesser known, holiday classic."
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The Polar Express (Widescreen Edition)
21.  The Polar Express (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "Tom Hanks is fantastic.  This movie is wonderful for the whole family."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,112 customer reviews) | 12 customer discussions

A Christmas Story (Two-Disc Special Edition)
22.  A Christmas Story (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Peter Billingsley
The list author says:
  "A quintessential Christmas classic.  All though the Christmas season you can hear the chanting of, "You'll shoot your eye out!""
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,437 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey with CD: Gift Edition
23.  The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey with CD: Gift Edition by Susan Wojciechowski
The list author says:
  "Such a good book.  It tells the story of a man who everyone thinks is grumpy and mean.  But in reality he lost someone very dear to him.  But a young widow and her son bring the Christmas spirit back to this man.  Wonderful."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (156 customer reviews)

The Legend of the Candy Cane
24.  The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg
The list author says:
  "Wonderful story about the candy cane and how it represents the spirit of Christ in the Christmas season."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

The Littlest Angel
25.  The Littlest Angel by Charles Tazewell
The list author says:
  "Oh the littlest angel!  He has a hard time fitting into heaven but his gift to the baby Jesus is the perfect one!"
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The Polar Express Twentieth Anniversary Edition
26.  The Polar Express Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Chris Van Allsburg
The list author says:
  "I love this story.  The movie is great but the book is just wonderful.  It's for all those believers out there."
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss)
27.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss) by Dr. Seuss
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (433 customer reviews)

The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose (The Annotated Books)
28.  The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose (The Annotated Books) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "Charles Dickens' tale about Scrooge and the power of redemption at Christmas time is still worth picking up every Christmas."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Christmas Jars
29.  Christmas Jars by Jason F. Wright
The list author says:
  "Such a good story about the power of giving.  It is one of the best new Christmas stories out there."
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Christmas Oranges
30.  Christmas Oranges by Linda Bethers
The list author says:
  "This is a great Christmas story.  It teaches that it is better to give than to receive."
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The Gift of the Magi
31.  The Gift of the Magi by Penelope J. Stokes
The list author says:
  "A holiday favorite.  The power of giving and how it doesn't always work out how you think it will. Always great."
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Story of the Other Wise Man
32.  Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke
The list author says:
  "Such a great story about searching for your King and finding him in the service you give to others."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale
33.  The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale by Angela E. Hunt
The list author says:
  "This is a story about finding what is really valuable.  It's a great story for Easter but it fits for Christmas too."
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Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect
34.  Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect by Dick Schneider
The list author says:
  "This is a great story about giving to others and how beautiful that really makes us."
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Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus
35.  Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus by Francis Pharcellus Church
The list author says:
  "This is a great Christmas favorite."
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Snowmen at Christmas
36.  Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner
The list author says:
  "Such a fun book.  It's fun to look for all the hidden pictures.  The whole family will enjoy this one."
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A Christmas Story: The Book That Inspired the Hilarious Classic Film
37.  A Christmas Story: The Book That Inspired the Hilarious Classic Film by Jean Shepherd
The list author says:
  "You'll love reading this book.  You'll recognize all the characters from the movie "A Christmas Story".  Such a funny book."
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The Night Before Christmas
38.  The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore
The list author says:
  "A perennial favorite.  Mary Engelbreit's illustrations are wonderful"
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