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

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

Label
The year without a Santa Claus
Title
The year without a Santa Claus
Statement of responsibility
Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Lyricist
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Related
Member of
_c1odIFePNA
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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)
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • 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
Runtime
125
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation
Label
The year without a Santa Claus, Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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
Control code
173420878
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419854965
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391162629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
116262
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)173420878
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The year without a Santa Claus, Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. ; produced and directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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
Control code
173420878
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419854965
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391162629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
116262
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)173420878
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD

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