How the Grinch stole Christmas

Chuck Jones (director), Dr. Seuss (based on the work of)
Target audience:
3-5 years and up
The Grinch probeert het kerstfeest van de Wie-mensen te stelen en Horton de olifant doet zijn best om juist hele kleine mensjes te helpen
How the Grinch stole Christmas / dir. by Chuck Jones ; written by Dr. Seuss
Chuck Jones
Based on the work of
Dr. Seuss
Warner Home Video, 2001
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 50 min.
Engels gesproken, nagesynchroniseerd in het Frans, Spaans, IJslands en Duits Ondertiteling : Nederlands, Engels, Pools

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 9 times in Flemish libraries


Dvd met twee tekenfilms naar de klassieke kinderboeken van Dr. Seuss ofwel Ted Geisel. In 'How the Grinch stole Christmas', een televisiefilm uit 1966 vertelt Boris Karloff op rijm de tekst over de Grinch die in de bergen leeft boven Who-ville en probeert het kerstfeest van de Who-people te verstoren. Maar de ware aard van Kerst laat ook hem niet onbewogen. In 'Horton hears a who' uit 1970, vertelt Hans Conried het verhaal van de goedhartige olifant Horton die hele kleine mensjes wil redden. De dvd bevat diverse extra's die echter niet altijd Nederlands ondertiteld zijn, zoals audiocommentaar, een documentaire over de totstandkoming van de film en een over de totstandkoming van de muziek. Judge Lee (DVD Verdict, i) is enthousiast: 'Jones' simplistic yet expressive animation style is evident throughout "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," and I'm not sure anyone else could have done as commendable a job as Jones. Within half an hour Jones takes a tale and develops comedy and a deep moral …Read more

About Chuck Jones

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Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American cartoonist, best known for his work with Warner Bros. Cartoons on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Shorts. He wrote, produced, and/or directed many classic Animated Cartoon shorts starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote And The Road Runner, Pepé Le Pew, And Porky Pig, among others.

After his career at Warner Bros. ended in 1962, Jones started Sib Tower 12 Productions, and began producing cartoons for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, including a new series of Tom and Jerry shorts and the television adaptation of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. He later started his own studio, Chuck Jones Enterprises, which created several one-shot specials, and periodically worked on Looney Tunes related works.

Jones was nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning three times. He won for the cartoons For Scent-iment…Read more on Wikipedia