It's December 24th, and 'Santa Claus' is busy feeding his reindeer and finishing up the toys that he will soon deliver. Meanwhile, the children in a large family hang their stockings over ...
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"In this picture you see Santa Claus enter the room from the fireplace and proceed to trim the tree. He then fills the stockings that were previously hung on the mantle by the children. ... See full summary »
A narrator sings the opening stanzas of the classic poem while we see the house at rest. Santa lands on the roof, comes down the chimney, and opens his bag. The toys march out and decorate ... See full summary »
A poor young girl has a burning desire to find comfort and happiness in her life. Desperate to keep warm, the girl lights the matches she sells, and envisions a very different life for herself in the fiery flames.
It's December 24th, and 'Santa Claus' is busy feeding his reindeer and finishing up the toys that he will soon deliver. Meanwhile, the children in a large family hang their stockings over the fireplace, and then are put to bed. But the restless children cannot sleep, and they soon start a lively pillow fight. Back at his workshop, Santa loads up everything and begins his journey. Written by
Worldview Entertainment and the Killiam Collection has released a set of nine early movies about Christmas collectively called "A Christmas Past," with an original score by Al Kryszak. This movie is the ninth one, and has a running time of 9 minutes. See more »
A Christmas Jewel From Edwin S. Porter & Thomas Alva Edison
'Twas THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...
The wonderful old poem by Clement C. Moore comes to life in this little silent film. Looking like a Victorian Christmas card, it has all the charm of a bygone era. The special effects, especially the scenic diorama used for St. Nicholas' ride, are quite effective.
Al Kryszak provided the score for the video compilation A Christmas Past, in which this film appears.
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