Tag Archives: Rankin/Bass films

Jack Frost (1979) Rated TV-G

 The Groundhog tells the story of Jack Frost. Starring Buddy Hackett, Robert Morse, and Paul Frees. This is not one of the most famous Rankin/Bass films. While it is very typical of Rankin/Bass films, it’s not exactly a holiday film. … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (1970) Rated TV-G

A mailman tells the story of how we got Santa Claus. Based on the song from 1934 by Eddie Cantor. Starring Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, and Keenan Wynn. This film is one that should be a tradition every year at … Continue reading

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Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (1976) Rated TV-G

Rudolph must find baby New Year before midnight on New Year’s Eve. Starring Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, and Morey Amsterdam. This film is the continuation of Rudolph’s story. This time he is on a mission to find Happy, the baby … Continue reading

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Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977) Rated TV-G

An outcast donkey in Roman Judea finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem. Starring Roger Miller, Brenda Vaccaro, and Paul Frees. This is one of the lesser-known Rankin/Bass productions. Although, it is one of my favorites during the holiday … Continue reading

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