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Author: Alison GussHarry SmithA & E Home Video (Firm)History Channel (Television network)Arts and Entertainment Network.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Television Network ; New York : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, 2005, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the emergence of the modern-day Christmas celebration from pagan festivals such as the Roman Saturnalia, and how British settlers in the New World transformed the patron saint of children into the enduring figure of Santa Claus.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Guss; Harry Smith; A & E Home Video (Firm); History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 076708053X 9780767080538
OCLC Number: 60335043
Credits: Camera, Peter Abraham ... [et al.]; editor, Nancy Kennedy.
Performer(s): Host: Harry Smith.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Special veatures: Interactive menus --
Scene selection --
Language: English Dolby digital stereo.
Other Titles: History of Christmas
Responsibility: A & E Home Video ; produced by History Television Network Productions, H-TV ; produced and written by Alison Guss.

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Traces the emergence of the modern-day Christmas celebration from pagan festivals such as the Roman Saturnalia, and how British settlers in the New World transformed the patron saint of children into the enduring figure of Santa Claus.

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