A Charlie Brown Christmas
The Making of A TraditionBook - 2000
A behind-the-scenes account of one of the most popular holiday animated films includes Executive Producer Lee Mendelson's personal reminiscences about its making, segments from Vince Guaraldi's original score, and production notes. 50,000 first printing.
Charles M. Schulz's A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Making of a Tradition is a lushly illustrated tribute to the beloved television classic that takes readers behind-the-scenes of the Peanuts holiday special that has aired each year since December 1965.
A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Making of a Tradition includes the script of the Emmy Award–winning A Charlie Brown Christmas, more than two hundred full-color pieces of original animation art, Vince Guaraldi's original score and publication notes for the songs "Christmas Time Is Here" and "Linus and Lucy," and a look at the making of the feature from producer Lee Mendelson and original animator, the late Bill Melendez.
No holiday season is complete without Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang giving a forgotten tree a little love, reciting the Christmas story, and singing "Silent Night."
Fans of Charles M. Schulz, the Peanuts gang, and A Charlie Brown Christmas will treasure this beautiful keepsake volume for years to come.
Presents the script of the popular holiday animated film, along with a behind-the-scenes account that includes executive producer Lee Mendelson's reminiscences, segments from Vince Guaraldi's original score, and production notes.