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Christmas movies from the 1970s
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2. Scrooge (1970)
G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
5. A Christmas Carol (1977 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, Fantasy
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas, but then gets a visit from his companion Jacob Marley, who has been dead for seven years. He urges Scrooge to change his life.
6. The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama
The Walton family is preparing for Christmas in the early 1930s. It's Christmas eve and they are waiting for father Walton to come home from his job in the city some 50 miles away. Since he... See full summary »
7. Home for the Holidays (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.
8. The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972 TV Movie)
Unrated | 75 min | Drama, Family
A young girl named Addie, living in Nebraska in 1946, wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree, but her widowed father is bitter and refuses due to events from the family's past.
9. A Dream for Christmas (1973 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
A Southern minister is assigned to a poor church in California where the congregation is drifting away and the church itself is scheduled for demolition.
10. Miracle on 34th Street (1973 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.
12. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.
13. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
14. Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974 TV Short)
25 min | Animation, Family, Short
Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.
15. The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975 TV Short)
Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Short, Family
A young shepherd, Lucas, is blinded by lightening, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine describes snow to Lucas, who has never seen it. Lucas gets chosen to ... See full summary »
16. Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Frosty's kind of lonely, so the kids think of making him a wife, Crystal. But will Jack Frost let them be happy?
18. The Little Drummer Boy Book II (1976 TV Short)
30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Aaron, the drummer boy, struggles to protect a bellmaker's great silver bells from seizure by Roman soldiers.
19. Young Pioneers' Christmas (1976 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Western
A young couple and their neighbours celebrate Christmas in 1874 on the Dakota prairie. Despite tragedy and an ongoing battle with the Railway company, Christmas is a homespun and overly ... See full summary »
22. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 48 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
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23. It Happened One Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
109 min | Comedy, Fantasy
It's Christmas Eve 1944 in the small town of Bedford Falls, New York. A despondent and suicidal Mary Bailey Hatch is praying for guidance on what to do about an incident no fault of her own... See full summary »
24. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.
25. Sunshine Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
A musician, brooding over the marriage of his sometime girlfriend, decides to take his adopted daughter to his home in Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family. While there, he begins ... See full summary »
28. A Christmas to Remember (1978 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Family
A city-bred grandson moves to his grandparents' farm during the Great Depression and grows up enough under their tough care to help his grandfather deliver a surprise gift on Christmas Eve ... See full summary »
30. Benji's Very Own Christmas Story (1978 TV Short)
Unrated | 25 min | Family, Short
While on a publicity tour in Switzerland, Benji, Cindy Smith, and Patsy Garrett convince Kris Kringle that his place on Christmas Eve is delivering presents to all "his" families all over the world.
31. Christmas Carol (1978 TV Movie)
55 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In this one-man show starring Rich Little, Ebeneezer Scrooge (played by Rich as W.C. Fields) hates Christmas, and it's up to the Ghosts of Christmas Past (played by Rich as Humphrey Bogart)... See full summary »
32. Blue Christmas (1978)
133 min | Sci-Fi
UFOs appear on Earth, and people who actually see them suddenly find that their blood has turned blue. Soon panic and hysteria result in the new "blue-bloods" being persecuted by the rest ... See full summary »
35. Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Homer Smith returns to the chapel which, years before, he helped to build to find that the nuns have taken in a group of homeless/unwanted/runaway children. Once again, he is inspired by ... See full summary »
36. Jack Frost (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 48 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love.
37. Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives ... See full summary »
38. The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 104 min | Drama
The mysterious owner of a costume shop rents a Santa Claus suit to three very different men: a math teacher trying to get the nerve to propose, a homeless restaurateur trying to hide from ... See full summary »