WorldCat Identities

Laws, Maury

Overview
Works: 169 works in 313 publications in 2 languages and 10,807 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs  Christmas television programs  Drama  Animated television programs  Animated films  Christmas films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Lyricist, Arranger, Author, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maury Laws
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Romeo Muller( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas will be cancelled unless Santa can find a way to guide his sleigh through a blizzard
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,150 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and held by 875 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 archrival to earn the top spot-- and save Easter for children everywhere!
The year without a Santa Claus( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 685 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
Frosty the snowman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 463 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 return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 453 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 )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 436 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
Santa Claus is comin' to town ; The little drummer boy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work 1 tells how Kris Kringle got his start as the world's favorite gift giver by struggling to bring toys and happiness to the children of Sombertown. Work 2: A young orphan finds his lost camel in the manger of the baby Jesus, to whom he gives his only gift, a drum song
The year without a Santa Claus : plus, Rudolph's shiny new year, and, Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year without a Santa Claus: Weary St. Nick foregoes his gift-giving journey leaving Mrs. Claus and two elves to reawaken the Christmas spirit in Santa and the world's children
The original Christmas classics by Fred Astaire( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 386 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
Santa Claus is comin' to town( Visual )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 351 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 first Christmas : the story of the first Christmas snow( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 254 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
Here comes Peter Cottontail by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's close to Easter and lovable Peter would like to be the head bunny. His rival, Evil Irontail, objects and demands a contest between the two of them to decide the winner. The one who gives away the most eggs on Easter morning will be chief
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Johnny Marks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little drummer boy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 187 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
Here comes Peter Cottontail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 184 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!
Jack Frost by Jules Bass( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 166 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
Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's new clothes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 161 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
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 147 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
The flight of dragons( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2018 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
 
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The year without a Santa ClausThe first Easter RabbitHere comes Peter CottontailJack Frost
Alternative Names
Laws, Maurice A.

Maury Laws American composer

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Languages
English (101)

Spanish (7)