DirectorBill Plympton Music directorMaureen McElheron Duration CountryUnited States
CastBill Plympton, Maureen McElheron, Billy Schneider Related Bill Plympton moviesBill Plympton directed 12 Tiny Christmas Tales and Guard Dog, Bill Plympton directed 12 Tiny Christmas Tales and Your Face, Bill Plympton directed 12 Tiny Christmas Tales and The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger, Bill Plympton directed 12 Tiny Christmas Tales and The Tune, Bill Plympton directed 12 Tiny Christmas Tales and Mutant Aliens
12 Tiny Christmas Tales (stylized onscreen as 12 tiny Christmas tales) is an American Christmas animated short film, that which was broadcast on Cartoon Network on December 7, 2001. It was created, animated and directed by Bill Plympton.
A grandmother tells her three grandchildren increasing bizarre stories of Christmas.
The stories are based on eight-panel sequences from Christmas cards Plympton began drawing for his parents in 1964.
Victor the Tree
Cecil the Snowman
The 12 Days of Christmas
A Little Veggie Christmas
The Killer Snowflake
Lester the Loud Tie
The Dancing Bear and the King
The Boy Who Loved Christmas
The Peddler and the Donkey
The Plucky Present
In this film there are nine original songs, which were written and executive-produced by Maureen McElheron. Hank Bones instead served as a producer. Finally, "Kalinka" was the only famous song inserted into it.