Monthly Archives: December, 2022

Sunday Cinema – “Appleton Christmas Parade (1988)”

This month on “Sunday Cinema” we decided to get into the nostalgia of the season and look at Christmas parades from decades past. Each year the parade balloons tend to change based on the popular cartoons of the year. Old favorites are always there and of course you have musical artists singing for the crowds.

A wholesome Christmas parade in the Midwest, this is the full broadcast that includes the old commercials! A VHS recording was uploaded online…

Junkiosity Reads “A Christmas Carol

(Clipart Courtesy Clipart Gallery)

“A Christmas Carol”

It’s been about 10 years since this was recorded. You can get a free copy of the story on Amazon and read along. Here are the rest of the staves:

Stave #2

Stave #3

Stave #4

Stave #5

Sunday Cinema – “Disneyland Christmas Parade (1980)

This month on “Sunday Cinema” we decided to get into the nostalgia of the season and look at Christmas parades from decades past. Each year the parade balloons tend to change based on the popular cartoons of the year. Old favorites are always there and of course you have musical artists singing for the crowds.

Someone filmed this with their personal VCR camcorder (which probably weighed 50lbs) back in 1980. Of course, playing with the zoom and pan features, so be careful about getting seasick watching it! Someone uploaded this

Sunday Cinema – “Hollywood Christmas Parade (1986)

This month on “Sunday Cinema” we decided to get into the nostalgia of the season and look at Christmas parades from decades past. Each year the parade balloons tend to change based on the popular cartoons of the year. Old favorites are always there and of course you have musical artists singing for the crowds.

Mickey & Minnie Mouse are the parade marshals of this year’s parade and are joined with many favorite actors & actresses of the day. Someone posted a VHS taped copy online…

Get Together Again

Get Together Again

The question on everyone’s mind – “Is ‘Die Hard’ a Christmas movie?

MattyV couldn’t find the Smodimation where Kev & Scott discuss Gremlins, but here’s one discussing “Back to the Future”

According to Google Trends, these are the popular Christmas movies in each state…

I’m sure a bunch of other stuff was mentioned but unfortunately not written down…

Sunday Cinema – “Christmas at Walt Disney World (1978)

This month on “Sunday Cinema” we decided to get into the nostalgia of the season and look at Christmas parades from decades past. Each year the parade balloons tend to change based on the popular cartoons of the year. Old favorites are always there and of course you have musical artists singing for the crowds.

Shields & Yarnell, the mime troupe, are “The Clinkers” apparently a couple of automatons traveling from California to Florida for a Christmas vacation at Walt Disney World. Filled with music, sights around the Magic Kingdom, & actors/actresses of the time period, this is an odd duckā€¦ Someone posted a copy online