Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa ClausYes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus (1974) Animated Cartoon Special
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- Animated TV SpecialCartoonTelevisionSpecialCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Bill Melendez Productions, Burt Rosen Company, Wolper Productions
- Cartoon Characters: Santa Claus, Miss Taylor, Virginia O'Hanlon, Billy, Specs, Mary Lou, Arthur, Amy, Pee Wee, Officer Reilly, Sgt. Muldoon, Sam Shulman, Lee Fong, Papa, Mama, Tommy, Francis Church, Miss Pine, Little Girl.
- Voice Actors: Jim Backus, Susan Silo, Courtney Lemmon.
- Directed By Bill Melendez.
- Produced By Lee Mendelson, Bill Melendez, Burt Rosen, Tom Keegan.
- Animated By Sam Jaimes, Don Lusk, Al Pabian, Bill Littlejohn, Bob Carlson, Bill Melendez, Evert Brown.
- Written By Mort Green.
- Awards: Emmy Award, Outstanding Children's Special (Broadcast During the Evening), 1974-1975.
- Music: Jerry Styner.
- Editor: Chuck McCann, Roger Donley.
- Originally Released on December 06, 1974.
- Originally Aired on ABC-TV (USA).
- Running Time: 30 minutes.
Eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon tries every source to prove that there really is a Santa Claus, including a letter to New York Sun editor Francis Church. Church's eloquent editorial reply in the Sun assures Virginia that her belief in Santa Claus is the soul of... (more)
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The actual editorial on which this cartoon is based appeared in the New York Sun on September 21, 1897. It was reprinted annually in the newspaper until 1949, when the publication went out of business. Courtney Lemmon, who provides the voice of... (more)
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