The best ‘60s Christmas movies will you make you feel warm and fuzzy all over. Some of the most recognizable faces in Christmas movie history can be found right here, such as Ed Wynn, Sally Dryer, Boris Karloff, and more! If you've been dreaming of a white Christmas, these 1960s Christmas films are definitely for you.
While there were not a ton of Christmas-themed releases in the 1960s, the films that did come out are genre classics. Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang appear in A Charlie Brown Christmas, while Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman star in films of their own. In addition, one of the Christmas season’s best villains, The Grinch, shows up in the cartoon version of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The film was later remade with Jim Carrey in the title role. And we certainly can’t forget the most recognizable Christmas figure of them all-- Santa Claus! This list features French filmmaker Jean Eustache's take on Good St. Nick in the short film, Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes. It stars top French New Wave icon, Jean-Pierre Léaud.
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Directed by: Larry Roemer, Kizo NagashimaRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Christmas television special produced in stop motion... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Chuck Jones, Ben WashamThis special is a 1966 American animated television special directed by Chuck Jones. It is... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules BassFrosty the Snowman is an American animated Christmas family television special based on the... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Bill MelendezA Charlie Brown Christmas is a musical animated television special based on the comic strip... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules BassThe Little Drummer Boy is a 1968 Christmas stop-motion television special produced by... more on Wikipedia
Released: December 18, 1962
Directed by: Abe LevitowAnimated version of the Dickens classic, with Mr. Magoo as Mr. Scrooge.
Directed by: Jack DonohueBabes in Toyland is a 1961 Walt Disney Christmas musical film in Technicolor, directed by Jack... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Rossano BrazziThe Christmas That Almost Wasn't is a 1966 film that stars Rossano Brazzi and Paul Tripp, and... more on Wikipedia
The Magic Christmas TreeWillard W. Willingham, Robert 'Big Buck' Maffei
Directed by: Richard C. ParishThe Magic Christmas Tree is a Christmas-themed fantasy-adventure film about a boy who uses a... more on Wikipedia
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Santa Claus Has Blue EyesJean Piere Leaud, Jean Eustache
Directed by: Jean EustacheLe Père Noël a les yeux bleus is a fifty minute film starring French nouvelle vague icon... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Carl OttosenThe Veterinarian's Adopted Children is a 1968 Danish comedy film directed by Carl Ottosen and... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Joseph L. MankiewiczA Carol for Another Christmas is a 1964 American television movie, scripted by Rod Serling as... more on Wikipedia