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Laws, Maury

Overview
Works: 130 works in 280 publications in 2 languages and 10,781 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Children's films  Christmas television programs  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Animated films  Fantasy films  Christmas films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Lyricist, msd, Conductor, Arranger, Author, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maury Laws
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Romeo Muller( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas will be cancelled unless Santa can find a way to guide his sleigh through a blizzard
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon
Here comes Peter Cottontail by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Cottontail wants to be the chief Easter Bunny and everyone in April Valley agrees, except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than his rival to earn the top spot and save Easter for children everywhere
The year without a Santa Claus( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nestor the long-eared Christmas donkey: An outcast donkey escorts an expectant couple to Bethlehem
Santa Claus is comin' to town by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Santa Clause is comin' to town] Relates the story of how Santa Claus gained fame as the ultimate gift-giver, and Little drummer boy portrays the spirit of Christmas. [The little drummer boy] A little orphan boy laments that he has no gift to bring the infant Jesus. He finally realizes that he can share his most precious gift of music with the new-born babe
Frosty the Snowman by Romeo Muller( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty the snowman: A snowman built by elementary school children comes to life after they place a magicians top hat on his head. Frosty befriends Karen, one of the little girls, and she tries to make certain that Frosty lives on
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle
The first Easter Rabbit( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an extension of the story of the Velveteen Rabbit, Stuffy, a toy rabbit Christmas gift, is turned into a real rabbit and shown the duties of an Easter Rabbit. Stuffy encounters a trio of con-rabbits in search of the Easter Lily
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
One Christmas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Sister Theresa rescues an orphan shepherd boy from a lightning storm, she lovingly nurses him back to health. However, the boy suffered injuries during the storm and wakes up blind and discouraged in his new surroundings. With Sister Theresa's help, the pint-sized shepherd with the king-sized heart learns that seeing goes deeper than what your eyes show you. Together, they discover that unconditional love can overcome any obstacles
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Johnny Marks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favorite carols and songs for Christmas
The little drummer boy by Katherine Davis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan drummuer boy is kidnapped by an evil man. Escaping, he searches for his camel and finds him in the manger of the baby Jesus, to whom he gives his only gift, a drum song
Jack Frost by Maxfield Parrish( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated film where Pardon-Me-Pete, the official groundhog of Groundhog Day tells the story of Jack Frost. Jack Frost falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him human so that she can see him. When his request is granted, the girl he loves is kidnapped by an evil Cossack who threatens to destroy the entire town. But the only way he can save her and the town is to have his magic powers back
The flight of dragons( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop the sinister Red Wizard Ommadon from destroying nature, the Green Wizard Carolinus snatches Peter, a man of science and magic, from the 20th century to capture Ommadon's empowering red crown. Peter is helped on his quest by a fire-breathing dragon, an elf, and a knight
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty the snowman: When Frosty the snowman is accidentally brought to life, he has several adventures and must outwit the plans of an evil magician in order to find safety at the North Pole. Frosty returns: When a power-hungry tycoon invents a new product that will eliminate snow, Frosty the snowman and his friend Holly must convince the people that snow is good for the environment--and fun for children!
The Emperor's new clothes by H. C Andersen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Klonkenlocker of Bibbentucker is the best dressed man in the land, and has offered one million grinklens to the winning tailor for the Emperor's new clothes. Marmaduke and his loyal partner Musty decide that becoming tailors will enhance their chances to win the competition
Mad monster party by Boris Karloff( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Frankenstein discovers the secret of total destruction, and then decides to retire, calling a convention of all his monster pals to elect his successor
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Claus is comin' to town!: The Burgermeister has outlawed toys from the children of Sombertown. Now, Kris Kringle will get his start as the world's most famous gift giver - Santa Claus - by struggling to bring toys and happiness to children
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burgermeister has outlawed toys from the children of Sombertown. Now, Kris Kringle will get his start as the world's most famous gift giver - Santa Claus - by struggling to bring toys and happiness to children
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Johnny Marks( Recording )

in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of one of the most popular Christmas stories
 
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The first Easter Rabbit
Alternative Names
Laws, Maurice A.

Maury Laws American composer

Maury Laws Amerikaans componist

Maury Laws compositeur américain

Maury Laws compositor estadounidense

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Languages
English (108)

Spanish (8)

Covers
Here comes Peter CottontailThe year without a Santa ClausThe first Easter RabbitJack Frost