SummaryIn a cinematic sleigh-ride into the strange universe of alternative Christmas music, Mitchell Kezin delves into the minds of some of the world's most legendary Christmas music fanatics and hits the road to hang with his holiday heroes, including hip hop legend Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons of RUN-D.M.C., the Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, filmmaker John Waters, bebopper Bob Dorough, L.A. DJ and musicologist Dr. Demento, and calypso legend the Mighty Sparrow. Features live performances, interviews, and rare archival footage.
-- History and criticism.
Sound recordings -- Collectors and collecting.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York] :Oscilloscope Laboratories,2014
|Other Titles|| Rockin' around the Christmas tree at 33 1/3 rpm
film producer, film director, screenwriter.
Aung-Thwin, Mila, film producer.
Moore, Bob (Film producer), film producer.
Coyne, Wayne, 1961-
Waters, John, 1946-
Mighty Sparrow, 1935-
Eyesteelfilm (Firm), production company.
Mabooshi Film Company, production company.
Knowledge Network (B.C.), presenter.
Oscilloscope Laboratories (Firm), publisher.
Cinematographers, Mark Ellam, Van Royko, Kirk Tougas ; editor, Ryan Mullins.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
In English, with optional SDH subtitles.
Originally produced in 2013.
Special features: deleted scenes; interviews: Sara Moulton and Bill Adler on being married to a collector; Moira Dedrick on Christopher Dedrick and "the Free Design"; Christmas questions for El Vez; Christmas leftovers: Manhattan street music Sweet Lou performs The first Noel; Mitchell's dad's Christmas recording, 1966.
DVD; region 0; NTSC; 1.78:1 aspect ratio; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, stereo.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.