The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (1973) Animated Cartoon Special

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The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas

The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas

The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (1973) Animated Cartoon Special The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas

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  • Animated TV SpecialCartoonTelevisionSpecialCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, Sed-Bar Productions
  • Distributed by: National Broadcasting Company
  • Cartoon Characters: Ted Edward Bear, Professor Werner von Bear, Patti Bear, Santa Claus, Weather Bear, Honey Bear, Girl.
  • Voice Actors: Tom Smothers, Arte Johnson, Barbara Feldon, Bob Holt, Kelly Lange, Michael Bell, Caryn Paperny, Casey Kasem.
  • Directed By Hawley Pratt, Gerry Chiniquy.
  • Produced By David DePatie, Isadore Freleng, Norman Sedawie.
  • Animated By Bob Matz, John Freeman, John Gibbs, Tom Ray, Don Williams, Ken Walker, Norm McCabe, Art Leonardi, Bob Bransford, Jim Davis, Glenn Schmitz, Bob Richardson.
  • Music: Doug Goodwin.
  • Editor: Bob Gillis, Rick Steward, Joe Siracusa, Allan Potter, Roger Donley.
  • Originally Released on December 17, 1973.
  • Originally Aired on NBC Television NBC-TV (USA).
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Because bears hibernate all winter, they never get to celebrate Christmas. Ted decides to see what he's missing, and decides to stay up for winter.

Cartoon Production Information:

This TV special was rebroadcast in 1978 on CBS.

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For the 70's and 80's child, this holiday program will bring warm, fuzzy nostalgic Christmas feelings of childhood memories...both in the simplicity of the story and charming animation of the time.
It is like the good ol' cartoon...  (read more)

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