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A Christmas Calendar

A Christmas Calendar is a 1987 American Christmas television special hosted and narrated by Loretta Swit. The program was co-produced for PBS by Deutsche Welle and Oregon Public Broadcasting and premiered December 18, 1987 on PBS.

A Christmas Calendar
Written by Hildegarde Schroeder
Directed by Jochen Richter
Presented by Loretta Swit
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
German
Production
Producer(s) Franz Lazi
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Deutsche Welle
Release
Original network PBS
Original release December 18, 1987 (1987-12-18)

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DescriptionEdit

Loretta Swit travels to Germany to discover the holiday traditions in the European country. Swit journeys through various regions of Germany including spending some of the holiday with a German family. She discovers the origins of St Nicholas, the Christmas traditions such as the Christkindlmarkt as well as show the viewers the winter scenery of the country.[1][2] The program includes seasonal music with insight of the origins of the titles.[3]

CastEdit

  • Loretta Swit
  • Reinhardt Schmidt
  • Theresia Schmidt
  • Felicia Sharon
  • Barry Sharon
  • Regensburg Boy's Choir
  • Fischer Choir of Stuttgart

ProductionEdit

Location scenes for the program included Nuremberg, Munich, Aachen, Stuttgart, Hamburg, and Berlin, Germany.[4] The program has not been released on VHS or DVD.

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