Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas

Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas

DVD - 2008
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Emmet and Ma Otter enter a talent contest with the hopes of winning the cash prize just in time for Christmas, and learn that family, not money, is the greatest Christmas gift of all. Includes: sing-along, bloopers, lost song, and more.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Lionsgate Entertainment, 2008, c1977.
Call Number: EMMET
Characteristics: 1 DVD (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Children's television programs.
Puppet television programs.
Christmas television programs.
Christmas stories.
DVD, Juvenile.
Digital video disc, Juvenile.
Additional Contributors: Henson, Jim
Lionsgate (Firm)

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OliviaJ98
Aug 29, 2012

This is one of the best Christmas specials ever commited to film. Jim Henson and Company tell this fantastic tale of a down on their luck mother and son, who through the Christmas season with buying each other a store bought gift. They both join the local talent contest to attain the top prize. What this special does, like any decent one, is put into focus that the amount a gift costs does not bear fruit in what a heartfelt gift would do in return. "Emmet Otters Jug-Band Christmas" special is a masterwork because of the well told story. And the singing is superb. Really, a very great treasure brought to us by the man who gave so many dreamers flight, Jim Henson :)

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RonNasty64
Nov 13, 2008

A Muppet classic. An incredible blending of fine detail, great story and original music that is a Muppet tradition. Some of the Muppet effects here are incredible, which of course is lost on today's CGI crowd.

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RonNasty64
Nov 16, 2008

"I should feel bad right now, but I actually feel pretty good."

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