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

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]


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 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Year without a Santa Claus    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Deluxe ed.
Description 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note DVD.
Title from container.
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.
Contents 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.
Credits 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).
Performer 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 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 Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Of Use This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Santa Claus -- Drama.
Elves -- Drama.
Donkeys -- Drama.
Reindeer -- Drama.
Holidays -- Children's films.
Genre/Form Television programs.
Animated television programs.
Christmas television programs.
Fantasy television programs.
Children's television programs.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Children's -- Animation -- Television specials.
Television movies.
Animated television programs
Fantasy television programs
Film adaptations.
Added Author Rankin, Arthur, Jr.
Bass, Jules.
Booth, Shirley.
Rooney, Mickey.
Shawn, Dick.
Irving, George S.
Miller, Roger, 1936-1992.
Vaccaro, Brenda, 1939-
Frees, Paul.
Skelton, Red, 1913-1997.
Gorshin, Frank.
Amsterdam, Morey.
Peary, Harold, 1908-1985.
Richards, Billie.
Laws, Maury.
Marks, Johnny, 1909-1985.
McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978.
Autry, Gene, 1907-1998.
Primer, Don.
Burgess, Dave.
Keenan, William.
Muller, Romeo.
May, Robert Lewis, 1905-1976.
Added Title Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey [DVD]
Rudolph's shiny New Year [DVD]
ISBN 1419854968
Standard No. 085391162629
Music No. 116262 Warner Home Video

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