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The Resource The year without a Santa Claus, Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc

The year without a Santa Claus, Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc

Label
The year without a Santa Claus
Title
The year without a Santa Claus
Statement of responsibility
Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc
Contributor
Composer
Distributor
Lyricist
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • 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 in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem
  • Rudolph's shiny New Year: Rudolph must find Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight on New Year's Eve
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • The year without a Santa Clause: Music by Maury Laws ; lyrics by Jules Bass
  • Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey: Additional music & lyrics by Maury Laws & Jules Bass
  • Rudolph's shiny New Year: Music & lyrics by Johnny Marks
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing)
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.Y437 2007
PerformerNote
  • The year without a Santa Clause voices: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving
  • Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey voices: Roger Miller, Brenda Vaccaro, Paul Frees
  • Rudolph's shiny new year voices: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam, Hal Peary, Paul Frees, Billie Richards, Don Messick, Iris Rainer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-1992
  • 1939-
  • 1913-1997
  • 1908-1985
  • 1905-1978
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keenan, William
  • Rankin, Arthur
  • Bass, Jules
  • Muller, Romeo
  • Booth, Shirley
  • Rooney, Mickey
  • Shawn, Dick
  • Irving, George S.
  • Miller, Roger
  • Vaccaro, Brenda
  • Frees, Paul
  • Skelton, Red
  • Gorshin, Frank
  • Amsterdam, Morey
  • Peary, Harold
  • Richards, Billie
  • Messick, Don
  • Dart, Iris Rainer
  • Laws, Maury
  • McGinley, Phyllis
  • Rankin/Bass Productions
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santa Claus
  • Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer
  • Elves
  • Donkeys
  • Reindeer
  • Helping behavior
  • Santa Claus
  • Elves
  • Donkeys
  • Reindeer
  • Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer
  • Santa Claus
  • Donkeys
  • Elves
  • Helping behavior
  • Reindeer
  • Santa Claus
  • Elves
  • Donkeys
  • Reindeer
  • Santa Claus
  • Elves
  • Donkeys
  • Reindeer
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation
Label
The year without a Santa Claus, Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • The year without a Santa originally broadcast on television in 1974
  • Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey originally broadcast on television in 1977
  • Rudolph's shiny New Year originally broadcast on television in 1976
  • The 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 Pfrimmer & Dave Burgess
  • Full screen
  • Special features: We are Santa's elves featurette; School of stop-motion featurette
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (50 min., 1976)
  • The year without a Santa Claus
  • teleplay by William Keenan ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; a Rankin/Bass production
  • (50 min., 1974)
  • Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey
  • written by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; a Rankin/Bass production
  • (25 min., 1977)
  • Rudolph's shiny New Year
  • written by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; a Rankin/Bass production
Control code
ocn173420878
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Deluxe edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Lccn
2007022289
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
116262
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The year without a Santa Claus, Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • The year without a Santa originally broadcast on television in 1974
  • Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey originally broadcast on television in 1977
  • Rudolph's shiny New Year originally broadcast on television in 1976
  • The 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 Pfrimmer & Dave Burgess
  • Full screen
  • Special features: We are Santa's elves featurette; School of stop-motion featurette
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (50 min., 1976)
  • The year without a Santa Claus
  • teleplay by William Keenan ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; a Rankin/Bass production
  • (50 min., 1974)
  • Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey
  • written by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; a Rankin/Bass production
  • (25 min., 1977)
  • Rudolph's shiny New Year
  • written by Romeo Muller ; produced & directed by Arthur Rankin, Jr. & Jules Bass ; a Rankin/Bass production
Control code
ocn173420878
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Deluxe edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Lccn
2007022289
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
116262
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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