The First Christmas (1975) Animated Cartoon Special

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The First Christmas

The First Christmas

Alternate Title: The First Christmas: The Story Of The First Christmas

The First Christmas (The First Christmas: The Story Of The First Christmas) (1975) Animated Cartoon Special The First Christmas

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  • Animated TV SpecialCartoonTelevisionSpecialCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Rankin-Bass Productions
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Sister Theresa (Narrator), Father Thomas, Lukas, Louisa, Sister Catherine, Sister Jean, Waggles, Wooly.
  • Voice Actors: Angela Lansbury, Cyril Ritchard, David Kelley, Dina Lynn, Iris Rainer, Joan Gardner, Don Messick, Sean Manning, Hilary Momberger, Dru Stevens; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass.
  • Produced By Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass.
  • Music: Maury Laws, Jules Bass, Irving Berlin.
  • Originally Released on December 19, 1975.
  • Originally Aired on NBC Television NBC-TV (USA).
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A young shepherd, Lucas, is blinded by lightning, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine describes snow to Lucas, who has never seen it. Lucas gets chosen to play an angel in the abbey's Christmas pageant, and the Christmas snow that...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Title: "The First Christmas: The Story Of The First Christmas."

This special is sometimes incorrectly called "The First White Christmas"- which was the title of the limited-edition promotional LP of the soundtrack. Songs: "Save A Little Christmas For Me" (Father Thomas), "Christmas Snow Is Magic" (Sister...  (more)

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