Cricket on the Hearth

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CRICKET ON THE HEARTH is an animated musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1845 novella, the third of Dickens' five Christmas books. Voiced by an all-star cast, this digitally remastered holiday special, which originally aired in 1967 on The Danny Thomas Show, tells the heartwarming story of a cricket (Roddy McDowell) who befriends kind toy maker (Thomas) and his blind daughter (played by real-life daughter, Marlo Thomas). Nearly 40 years since its broadcast television premiere, a new generation is poised to rediscover this classic Christmas tale. In the same spirit as the much-beloved Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman, the music-filled CRICKET ON THE HEARTH charmingly captures the spirit of the holiday season.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
12/25/2009
5 p.m.
12/26/2009
1 a.m.
12/12/2010
2 p.m.
12/24/2010
8 p.m.
12/25/2010
6 a.m.
12/25/2010
7 a.m.
12/25/2011
10 a.m.
12/25/2011
2 p.m.
12/25/2011
8:30 p.m.
11/17/2012
6 p.m.
11/18/2012
noon
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