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The year without a Santa Claus  Cover Image DVD DVD

The year without a Santa Claus / Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass.

Rankin, Arthur, Jr. (Producer, Director). Bass, Jules. (Producer, Director, Lyricist). Booth, Shirley. (Actor, Narrator). Rooney, Mickey. (Actor). Shawn, Dick. (Actor). Irving, George S. (Actor). Miller, Roger, 1936-1992 (Actor). Vaccaro, Brenda, 1939- (Actor). Frees, Paul. (Actor). Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 (Actor). Gorshin, Frank. (Actor). Amsterdam, Morey. (Actor). Peary, Harold, 1908-1985 (Added Author). Richards, Billie. (Actor). Laws, Maury. (Composer). Marks, Johnny, 1909-1985 (Composer). McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978 (Added Author). Autry, Gene, 1907-1998 (Added Author). Primer, Don. (Added Author). Burgess, Dave, 1934- (Added Author). Keenan, William. (Screenwriter). Muller, Romeo. (Screenwriter). May, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1905-1976 (Screenwriter). Rankin/Bass Productions. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419854968
  • ISBN: 9781419854965
  • ISBN: 0790751860
  • ISBN: 9780790751863
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Deluxe ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Year without a Santa Claus based on the book by Phyllis McGinley.
Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey based on the song by Gene Autry, Don Primer, Dave Burgess.
Year without Santa Claus originally broadcast on television in 1974; Nestor, the long-eared donkey originally broadcast on television in 1977; Rudolph's shiny New Year originally broadcast on television in 1976.
Special features: Festive new featurette: "We are Santa's elves:" profiling Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass; Festive new featurette: "Stop motion 101:" stop-motion masters the Chiodo Brothers show how it's done step by step.
Formatted Contents Note:
The year without a Santa Claus / teleplay by William Keenan -- Nestor, the long-eared Christmas Donkey / written by Romeo Muller -- Rudolph's shiny New Year / written by Romeo Muller ; story by Robert L. May.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Year without a Santa Claus: Music, Maury Laws ; lyrics, Jules Bass.
Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey: Additional music and lyrics, Maury Laws and Jules Bass.
Rudolph's shiny New Year: Music and lyrics, Johnny Marks (features the song Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer).
Participant or Performer Note:
Year without a Santa Claus cast: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving.
Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey cast: Roger Miller, Brenda Vaccaro, Paul Frees.
Rudolph's shiny New Year cast: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam, Hal Peary, Paul Frees, Billie Richards.
Summary, etc.:
The year without a Santa Claus: When Santa decides to take Christmas off, two elves go to find children to convince Santa to come back, but first they have to get past the Heat Miser and the Snow Miser.
Nestor the long-eared Christmas donkey: An outcast donkey escorts an expectant couple to Bethlehem.
Rudolph's shiny new year: Father Time asks Rudolph to find the missing New Year baby.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Santa Claus > Drama.
McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978 > Television adaptations.
McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978.
Santa Claus.
Elves > Drama.
Donkeys > Drama.
Reindeer > Drama.
Santa Claus > Drama.
Elves > Drama.
Donkeys > Drama.
Reindeer > Drama.
Donkeys.
Elves.
Reindeer.
Santa Claus > Juvenile films.
Elves > Juvenile films.
Donkeys > Juvenile films.
Reindeer > Juvenile films.
Genre: Animated television programs > United States.
Television programs > United States.
Animated television programs.
Children's television programs.
Christmas television programs.
Drama.
Fantasy television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Television adaptations.
Children's television programs.
Christmas television programs.
Fantasy television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Television adaptations.
Animated television programs.
Television movies.
Animated television programs.
Fantasy television programs.
Animated television programs > United States.
Television programs > United States.
Fantasy > Animation > Television specials.
Children's > Animation > Television specials.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Richland Library.

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