Christmas Shorts to get you in the Holiday Spirit

If your kids don’t sit still long enough for a whole movie these are prefect short films for the holidays.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 1964 is a classic Christmas movie. Is about Rudolph and Hermey;  outcasts looking to fit in. Rudolph,Hermey, Yukon (searching for silver and gold) find there way to the island of misfit toys. The winged lion allows them to stay the night but Rudolph has to find them all a home for Christmas. When they wake up they make their way back to the island where they came from to find out his parents are trapped in the abominable snowman cave.

After they fight, they save his parents and head back to Santa without Yukon because they think he’s dead. But he’s not, and he comes back with the snowman trained to trim Christmas trees. Santa then comes out saying Christmas is cancelled because of the fog then Rudolph got a “bright idea” to use his nose and saves Christmas.

Cavalier Chronicles gives Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 1964 a 5/5.

Cavalier Chronicles gives The Year without Santa Claus starts off with Santa being sick and the doctor tells him to change his routine. So Santa takes Christmas off saying that no one believes in him anymore. Mrs. Claus sends out two elves, Jingle and Jangle, along with the youngest reindeer Vixen, to find proof that people still believe in Santa.  While flying they get shot down by the Cold Miser and his brother Heat Miser.

They have a series of misadventures that cause them to believe that they will have a  Blue Christmas.  Santa decides to go out and give presents to everyone. Mrs.Claus goes on to give a speech about how he is reliable to do this saying she could never imagine a year without Santa Claus.

Cavalier Chronicles gives The Year Without Santa Claus a 5/5.

Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town is the story of how Kris became Santa. When he’s old enough, he went around sneaking toys into peoples home because toys were illegal in his town. He gets arrested. He escaped and made his way to the Winter Warlock and became friends. The mayor told everyone to lock their doors but Kris went in through the chimney and put toys in their stockings while they were drying. It shows him falling in love and spreading more holiday cheer.

Cavalier Chronicles gives Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town a 5/5.

Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey is a very sad but sweet Christmas short. It’s about a donkey who gets made fun of in the stables because of his ears. On Christmas his mom gives him socks to warm up his ears. Some Roman soldiers come and pick him out; he tries to get away to be back with his mother. The solider pulls off a sock and sees his ears and doesn’t want him anymore. The owner then kicks out Nestor to die and his mother escapes to be with him. His mother shelters him from the snow storm and Nestor wakes up to find that she’s died and sacrificed herself for him. Later on Mary and Joseph come to him she needs a ride and doesn’t have much money. So Nestor guides them through the storm and she gives birth the a boy named Jesus.

Cavalier Chronicles gives Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey a 5/5.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – 1966 (4.6), A Charlie Brown Christmas (4.6), Frosty the Snowman (4.5), Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (4.5), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – 1948 (4.5), Merry Madagascar (4.5), The Little Drummer Boy (4.5), Shrek the Halls (4.4), Prep & Landing (4.4), Mickeys Christmas Carol (4.4), A Miser Brother Christmas (4.4), Kung Fu Panda Holiday (4.3)