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CHRISTMAS TRIVIA X

91) What movie marks the first documented appearance of Mrs. Claus in a motion picture?


Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) features Doris Rich in the role of Mrs. Claus, coming three weeks before the television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, which also featured the character.

92) How many days are there in the season of Christmastide?


Christmas Day (or sunset on Christmas Eve) initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night.

93) What Christmas film features Bob Hope as a con man raising cash during Christmas by swindling Salvation Army donors?


When the Lemon Drop Kid (Bob Hope) accidentally crosses notorious gangster Moose Moran, he scrambles to come up with a quick scheme to raise $10,000 by Christmas Eve.

94) In what movie did Judy Garland debut the song "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"?


In Meet Me in St. Louis, Garland debuted the standards "The Trolley Song", "The Boy Next Door", and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", all of which became hits after the film was released.

95) What First Lady started the tradition of selecting a theme for the official White House Christmas tree?


In 1961, Jacqueline Kennedy began this tradition by decorating the Kennedy tree with ornamental toys, birds, angels and characters from the "Nutcracker Suite" ballet.

96) Who plays Charles Dickens in The Muppet Christmas Carol?


Charles Dickens (played by Gonzo the Great) and his friend Rizzo the Rat act as narrators throughout the film.

97) What Christmas movie stars Tim Allen as advertising executive John Pasquin?


In The Santa Clause Tim Allen is Scott Calvin, an ordinary man who accidentally kills Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Together with his young son, Scott finish Santa's deliveries in order to save Christmas.

98) What U. S. President was the first to decorate a Christmas tree with electric lights?


In 1894, the Cleveland Family decorated their tree with red, white and blue electric light bulbs. It was placed in the second floor Oval Room of the White House and delighted the president's young daughters.

99) In which Christmas movie does rock 'n' roll legend Billy Mack record a Christmas number one single?


In Love Actually, Bill Nighy plays rock and roll legend Billy Mack who records a Christmas variation of The Troggs' classic hit "Love Is All Around". Although he thinks the record is terrible, Mack promotes the release in the hope it will become the Christmas number one single--which it does.

100) What Christmas film was based on John Grisham's novel Skipping Christmas?


In Christmas with the Kranks Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis decide to skip Christmas since their daughter is away, much to the chagrin of their neighbors.

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