Columbia Tristar debuts Buster & Chauncey
On October 13, Columbia TriStar Home Video released "Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night," a direct-to-video animated musical based on the true story of "Silent Night." The 48-minute film was produced by Buzz Potamkin and is Columbia TriStar's first in-house direct-to-video animated feature. Voice talent, directed by Susan Blu, includes the late Phil Hartman, Tom Arnold and Marie Osmond. Two of the three original songs were written by Lynn Ahrens and Michael Flaherty, the music writing team that wrote the Academy Award-nominated songs for Fox's animated feature, "Anastasia." "Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night" is rated "G" and available for U.S. $12.95.