Simply one of the all-time best Christmas films, a must for any family (of whatever age).
Chuck Jones (Bugs Bunny, Road Runner) wonderful animation, Boris Karloff (!) narrating, Dr Seuss' timeless rhymes. Forget the Jim Carrey movie or the new 3-D animated version; neither can compete with this, the definitive version of "The Grinch".
This and "A Charlie Brown Christmas" are the two specials that should part of any holiday viewing.