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Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas (1977)

Bing Crosby and his family spend Christmas at the estate of distant relative in England.

Director:

Dwight Hemion

Writer:

Buz Kohan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bing Crosby ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanley Baxter Stanley Baxter ... Himself
David Bowie ... Himself
Harry Crosby ... Himself
Mary Crosby ... Herself
Nathaniel Crosby Nathaniel Crosby ... Himself
Kathryn Grant ... Herself
Ron Moody ... Himself
Trinity Boys Choir Trinity Boys Choir ... Themselves
Twiggy ... Herself
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Storyline

Bing Crosby's last Christmas special, this show originally aired Nov. 30, 1977, after Crosby's passing. It is introduced by his widow, Kathryn Crosby. A musical highlight is Crosby singing "Little Drummer Boy" in counterpoint to Bowie singing "Peace on Earth". Ron Moody appears in a sketch as Charles Dickens with Twiggy. Twiggy and Crosby sing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas". The show ends with Crosby singing "White Christmas". Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Family | Music

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 December 1977 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This show was taped in London just five weeks before Bing Crosby's death on Oct. 14, 1977. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth
(uncredited)
Written by Katherine K. Davis, Henry Onorati and Harry Simeone / Larry Grossman, Ian Fraser and Buz Kohan
Performed by Bing Crosby and David Bowie
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