A brief running time is the virtue of this trite Christmas cartoon, "inspired by the true story of the hymn Silent Night, and the men who created it in 1818," as the credits allege.
The Queen is coming to the Austrian village of Oberndorf for Christmas, luring two mouse minstrels. Blustery Buster looks forward to the food and profits that they can make from the pretty tune written by his guileless partner Chauncey (voice of Phil Hartman). The pair move into the local church,
but the Burgomeister's ferocious cat has been terrorizing all the rodents, and Chauncey survives a chase only through the protection of animal-lover Christina, an orphan waif given shelter b...