The First Christmas
Alternate Title: The First Christmas: The Story Of The First ChristmasThe First Christmas (The First Christmas: The Story Of The First Christmas) (1975) Animated Cartoon Special by Dave Koch
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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 ...
- Directed By Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass.
- Produced By Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass.
- Written By Julian P. Gardner.
- Music: Maury Laws, Jules Bass, Irving Berlin.
- Originally Released on December 19, 1975.
- Originally Aired on NBC-TV (USA).
- Running Time: 30 minutes.
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... (more)
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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"... (more)
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