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How the Grinch stole Christmas [videorecording] /

by Howard, Ron; Carrey, Jim; Tambor, Jeffrey; Baranski, Christine; Seuss, Dr.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, c2001Edition: Widescreen, collector's ed.Description: 1 videodisc (1hr, 45 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 078325833X; 9780783258331.Language note: Closed-captioned.Other title: Title on disc label: Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas.Subject(s): Christmas films | Films for the hearing impaired | Feature films | Children's films | Seuss, Dr. -- Film and video adaptations
Contents:
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) -- The Grinch: Spotlight on location ; deleted scenes ; outtakes ; Who school ; Makeup application and design ; Seussian set decoration ; Visual effects ; Faith Hill "Where are you Christmas?" music video ; Wholiday recipes ; By the numbers ; Theatrical trailer ; The Grinch's special offer ; Production notes ; Cast and filmmakers ; Grinch game ; DVS (descriptive video service) -- Max's Playhouse: Sing-along songs ; Read-along "The care and feeding of a Grinch" ; Dress the Grinch ; Rhyme time -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; English DTS 5.1 surround ; French 5.1 surround -- Captioned: English -- DVD-ROM features.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon; narrator, Anthony Hopkins.Summary: The bitter Grinch plots to steal Christmas from Whoville.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

He's mean, he's green, and he's doesn't like the Yuletide season one bit -- Jim Carrey stars in this live-action adaptation of the classic children's story by Dr. Seuss (aka Theodore Geisel). High atop Mt. Crumpet, the Grinch (Carrey) observes the residents of Whoville joyously preparing to celebrate Christmas. The Grinch was born in Whoville years ago, but was shunned due to his scary appearance, and his unrequited love for Martha May Whovier has turned him bitter; the good cheer of the Whos has been a thorn in his side ever since. Finally the Grinch decides he's had enough of all this happiness, and with the wary aid of his dog Max, the Grinch conspires to steal Christmas from Whoville, making off with their presents, holiday decorations, Christmas trees, and everything else used to enjoy the holiday. Molly Shannon, Christine Baranski, Jeffrey Tambor, and Clint Howard play several of the citizens of Whoville, while Anthony Hopkins narrates (taking over from the late Boris Karloff, who memorably read Dr. Seuss' story in Chuck Jones' 1966 animated adaptation of the story). Ron Howard directs. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Based on the book by Dr. Seuss.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.

Features: spotlight on location, deleted scenes, outtakes, Who school, makeup application and design, Seussian set decoration, visual effects, music video, Wholiday recipes, by the numbers, theatrical trailer, production notes, cast and filmmakers, and descriptive video service.

Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon; narrator, Anthony Hopkins.

The bitter Grinch plots to steal Christmas from Whoville.

MPAA rating: PG.

DVD Dolby digital stereo surround.

Closed-captioned.

Directed by Ron Howard ; produced by Brian Grazer ; music by James Horner.

Special features: Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) -- The Grinch: Spotlight on location ; deleted scenes ; outtakes ; Who school ; Makeup application and design ; Seussian set decoration ; Visual effects ; Faith Hill "Where are you Christmas?" music video ; Wholiday recipes ; By the numbers ; Theatrical trailer ; The Grinch's special offer ; Production notes ; Cast and filmmakers ; Grinch game ; DVS (descriptive video service) -- Max's Playhouse: Sing-along songs ; Read-along "The care and feeding of a Grinch" ; Dress the Grinch ; Rhyme time -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; English DTS 5.1 surround ; French 5.1 surround -- Captioned: English -- DVD-ROM features.

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