A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965 Peanuts Cartoon Short Film

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About A Charlie Brown Christmas

Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Snoopy : Joyeux Noël, Charlie Brown!

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A Charlie Brown Christmas plot from IMDb: "Depressed at the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find a deeper meaning to Christmas."

The trailer can be found online.

Cast and Characters:

Peter Robbins as Charlie Brown

Christopher Shea: Linus van Pelt

Tracy Stratford as Lucille "Lucy" van Pelt

Cathy Steinberg as Sally Brown

Chris Doran as Schroeder and Shermy

Geoffrey Orstein as Pig-Pen

Sally Dryer as Violet

Anne Altieri as Frieda

Bill Melendez as Snoopy

Karen Mendelson as Patty

Choral vocals: Members of the children's choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church (San Rafael, California) directed by Robert “Barry” Mineah

Based on Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz

Written by Charles M. Schulz

Directed by Bill Melendez

Theme music composer: Vince Guaraldi

Opening theme: "Christmas Time Is Here"

Ending theme: "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"

Composer: Vince Guaraldi

Executive producer: Lee Mendelson

Producer: Bill Melendez

Running time: 25:25

Production company: Lee Mendelson Films

Budget: $96,000

Original network: CBS

Original release: December 9, 1965


For reference, below is a list of frequently asked questions and discussion topics! I'll answer some where possible!

Can I watch Charlie Brown Christmas on PBS app?

PBS airs A Charmie Brown Christmas in December.

Can I watch Charlie Brown Christmas on Roku?

It is not currently availabel on Roku.

Does Netflix have Charlie Brown Christmas?

A Charlie Brown Christmas is not currently on Netflix.

How can I watch A Charlie Brown Christmas?

You can watch A Charlie Brown Christmas on Apple TV.

Is A Charlie Brown Christmas on Disney Plus?


What does Linus say at the end of Charlie Brown Christmas?

That's what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown.”

What Gospel does Linus quote when he is onstage telling everyone what Christmas is all about?

Luke, Chapter 2, verses 8 to 14. "Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, goodwill toward men."

What is the meaning of the Charlie Brown Christmas tree?

The tree repersented the true meaning of Christmas: togetherness. Charlie Brown needed the tree and it needed him when nobody else wanted it. It was sparse, void of all holiday commercialism.

What is the message of A Charlie Brown Christmas?

What is the point of Charlie Brown Christmas?

What version of the Bible does Linus quote in Charlie Brown Christmas?

The Bible, King James Version , Book 42

When was Charlie Brown's Christmas created?

The animated TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas was created in 1965.

Who explains the meaning of Christmas in Charlie Brown?

Linus explains the meaning of Christmas.

Who invented Charlie Brown Christmas?

A Charlie Brown Christmas is based on the Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz.

Who owns Charlie Brown Christmas?

Why was Charlie Brown Christmas taken off TV?

Peanuts signed a deal of exclusivity with Apple TV+ in 2020.