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The Captain's Christmas is a Christmas-themed theatrical animated short directed by Friz Freleng during his brief tenure at MGM, starring the characters from the newspaper comic strips The Katzenjammer Kids and The Captain and the Kids. It is notably one of the only two Katzenjammer Kids animated shorts produced in color.

Synopsis[]

The Captain is playing Santa; John and his henchmen stick him up and take over, but John breaks all the toys. To make up the mess they did, following an argument with his younger self, John and the two go into town and sing so badly that people throw things at them to get them to to stop.

Voice cast[]

All voices uncredited.
  • Charles Bennett - John Silver (singing voice), Pirate
  • Billy Bletcher - The Captain, John Silver
  • Stuart Hall - Pirate
  • John Moss - Reindeer, Pirate
  • Shirley Reed - John Silver's conscience, Hans
  • Robert Tait - Pirate
  • Robert Winkler - Fritz

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