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In the 60s and 70s, it just wasn't Christmas without the legendary King Family. Catapulting to fame as one of the most popular television, recording and concert acts of the era, the Kings hosted two network series and 17 holiday TV specials. In celebration of the 45th anniversary of their ABC debut, join the King Family on DVD for the first time ever as they take a heartwarming look back at their classic specials in this all-new holiday TV event,coming to public television soon from Polly O. Entertainment. In clips unseen for decades (now digitally remastered),The Kings perform a cavalcade of classic showstoppers, while sharing personal,behind-the-scenes memories in contemporary interviews.Featuring Grammy-nominated, big band era greats The King Sisters,guitar virtuoso Alvino Rey,film favorite Robert Clarke,the King Cousins featuring 60s sweetheart Tina Cole (of My Three Sons fame),the King Kiddies; and all the aunts, uncles, brothers and sisters that make up 'Americas First Family of Song.' Includes heartwarming performances of such beloved classics as 'I'll be Home for Christmas,' 'White Christmas,' 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town,' 'My Favorite Things,' 'Caroling, Caroling,' 'The Christmas Waltz' 'The First Noel' and a swinging bossa-nova medley of ' Twas the Night Before Christmas.' As a bonus, the 1967 Christmas Show is included in its entirety, featuring a surprise reunion between King Sister Alyce and her son, home from U.S. Army service.
In this new special members of the King Family look back on their legendary career is a show that will bring back many great memories for those of us that are old enough to remember them and their holidays specials and for those that are too young to remember them this is a chance to create your own memories. Sadly the meaning of Christmas has continued to change over the years becoming more and more commercial every year but this special takes you back to when the holiday was more about family and being with those you love, you just get that more wholesome feeling watching this. It just doesn't get any better than this, parents will reminisce about the old times and your children will find a new love for the holiday by being enchanted by this magnificent family and their amazing vocals. We are all guilty of getting too caught up in the hype today to really celebrate the holiday the way it was meant to be celebrated but this special will bring back back the true meaning of Christmas, this is one DVD the entire family to enjoy together and enjoy the holiday spirit in real fashion.
Released by Infinity Entertainment/Hepcat
***** Out Of *****