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The Little Brown Burro (1978)

A sad little burro who feels that no one wants him and that he doesn't belong anywhere finds out differently when he is bought by Joseph to transport Mary on their travel to Jerusalem for the birth of Jesus.

Director:

Vic Atkinson

Writers:

Paul A. Friesen (by), Christine Atkinson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Lorne Greene ... Storyteller (voice)
Bonnie Brooks Bonnie Brooks ... Little Brown Burro (voice)
Paul Soles Paul Soles ... Omar (voice)
Henry Ramer ... (voice) (as Henry Raimer)
Carl Banas Carl Banas ... (voice)
Nick Nichols Nick Nichols ... (voice)
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A sad little burro who feels that no one wants him and that he doesn't belong anywhere finds out differently when he is bought by Joseph to transport Mary on their travel to Jerusalem for the birth of Jesus.

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Not Rated
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Little Christmas Burro See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

I Have a Feeing I Can't Explain
Music by Lucio Agostini
Lyrics by Beryl Friesen
Performed by Lorne Greene, Bonnie Brooks and Paul Soles
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2 December 2006 | by lord_voldemort_rulesSee all my reviews

The Little Brown Burro a.k.a. The Little Christmas Burro is a wonderfully touching tale about the struggles of a small donkey who finds his place in the world and makes a great contribution to history. Narration by Lorne Greene adds just the right touch to this adorable Christmas legend. I own a copy of it on DVD and I watch it every year with my nieces and they really get to understand how it was for the donkey that carried Mary through the desert to the City of David so she could have her child. I think that if more people could see this movie they would agree that it is a true Christmas Classic and it really helps young children know more about the Christmas Story. It is nice to see that the cartoons that I grew up with as a child is now being brought out on DVD.


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