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Laws, Maury

Overview
Works: 124 works in 255 publications in 2 languages and 9,706 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Children's films  Children's television programs  Christmas television programs  Animated television programs  Fantasy films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Christmas films 
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 )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive the magic when Rudolph visits the Island of Misfit Toys, and Santa asks Rudolph to guide his sleigh on Christmas Eve
Here comes Peter Cottontail by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year without a Santa Claus: When Santa decides to take Christmas off, two elves go to find children to convince Santa to come back, but first they have to get past the Heat Miser and the Snow Miser
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
Santa Claus is comin' to town by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A holiday favorite filled with good cheer, this delightful story tells how Kris Kringle got his start as the world's most famous gift giver by struggling to bring toys and happiness to the children of Slumbertown
Frosty the Snowman by Jimmy Durante( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty the Snowman goes where he's needed most, and the town of Evergreen sure needed a visit. Mr. Tinkerton, the mayor, runs a tight ship, and there's no room for talk of magic or any other such nonsense. But, when Frosty the Snowman comes to town, he shows the town's children that magic is real
The first Easter Rabbit( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuffy the Rabbit is a cuddly toy who magically comes to life and journeys to Easter Valley, an enchanted realm where it's always springtime, even though it's not all that far from Santa's house. From there, the Bunny hopes to bring the first-ever basket of Easter goodies to children. Unfortunately, a cold-hearted ice creature named Zero refuses to allow such happiness. If Zero has his way, he will freeze out Easter celebrations forever
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 410 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 239 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
The little drummer boy by Katherine Davis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 211 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
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Johnny Marks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favorite carols and songs for Christmas
Jack Frost by Maxfield Parrish( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 164 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 return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure continues ... as Frodo and Samwise battle Dark Lord Sauron to save Middle Earth, destroy the cursed Ring of Doom and restore King Aragorn to the throne of Gondor. This epic tale of Good vs. Evil is the conclusion to J.R.R. Tolkien's classic trilogy of Hobbit stories
The flight of dragons( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 140 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 )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 134 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 134 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
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 101 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 87 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 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of one of the most popular Christmas stories
The life and adventures of Santa Claus ; Nestor the long-eared Christmas donkey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nestor the long-eared Christmas donkey: A long time ago in a country stable there lived a little donkey named Nestor. Mocked for his ears, Nestor and his mother are cast out of the stable. In the snowy cold, the mother sacrifices herself to protect her child. Guided only by his guardian cherub (Tilly), he has to find his rightful place and destiny, somewhere on the road to Bethlehem
 
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The first Easter Rabbit
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Laws, Maurice A.

Maury Laws American composer

Maury Laws Amerikaans componist

Maury Laws compositeur américain

Maury Laws compositor estadounidense

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