Watch Bob Hope, Abbott & Costello & More Classic Christmas Specials on Amazon Prime Video

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Amazon Prime subscribers will not have to miss out on Christmas movies this holiday season, as Prime Video offers a variety of Christmas favorites for everyone. Whether you like musicals, sci-fi, romance, or action, the streaming service has you covered for no additional charge.

Before Santa Claus comes down your chimney and stuffs your stocking, check out these 12 classic titles on Amazon Prime during the 12 Days of Christmas.

Bob Hope Christmas Special (1968) 

In this Christmas special, legendary entertainer Bob Hope amuses our troops during his annual USO tour taking place at military bases in Southeast Asia. In this tour, Hope and his troupe are joined by Golden Globe-winning actress Ann-Margret to bring the holiday to the troops stationed at Cam Ranh Bay. Watch free with Prime.

Abbott & Costello Christmas Show (1952)

Iconic comedy duo Abbott & Costello perform on The Colgate Comedy Hour in this elegantly restored black and white Christmas special. Sit back, relax, enjoy some eggnog, as this comedy duo will have you booming with laughter in this holiday-themed variety show. Watch free with Prime.

Lawrence Welk Christmas Show (1958, 1959, 1969)

Released in 2007 as a compilation, cord cutters can stream 3 of the best offerings of Lawrence Welk’s annual Christmas-themed show. Enjoy timeless Christmas carols such as Jingle Bells, Silent Night, Santa Claus is Coming to Town and many more. Watch free with Prime.

Andy Williams: Best of Christmas (1962-1971)

Another 2007 release, this compilation is nearly an hour’s worth of the best Christmas-themed moment of The Andy Williams Show. The Osmond Brothers join Andy Williams as they perform some of the most classic songs of the holiday. Watch free with Prime.

Christmas at Home (1970)

Christmas at Home is a collection of over 2 hours of the most beloved Christmas cartoons. Some favorites include Jack Frost, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa and the Three Bears, and many more. Watch free with Prime.

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

Widely considered one of the greatest films of all-time. It’s A Wonderful Life is a fantasy Christmas drama that has become a staple of American culture over the decades since its release. 44 years after its theatrical release, the film was added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress due to its cultural, historical, and aesthetic significance. Watch free with Prime in color and in black and white

A Christmas Carol (1954)

This hour-long holiday-themed episode of the variety series Shower of Stars is a take on the classic Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol. The show tells the story of Scrooge, but with an unusual twist. Watch free with Prime.

Liberace’s Christmas Show (2018)

Originally airing in 1954, American singer-pianist Liberace plays some of the most well-known Christmas songs and holiday favorites. Mr. Showmanship is joined by friends, stars, and Santa Claus in this 20-minute special. Watch free with Prime.

Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (1977)

Kermit Frog and The Muppets join Emmet Otter’s jug-band in this 1977 Jim Henson directed hour-long holiday special. Based on the children’s book of the same name, Jug-Band Christmas is a masterclass in puppetry with some performances of universally loved original songs written by Paul Williams. Watch free with Prime.

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