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The Year Without A Santa Claus (1974) Animated Cartoon Special The Year Without A Santa Claus

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Rankin-Bass Productions Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving, Bob McFadden, Rhoda Mann, Bradley Bolke, Ron Marshall, Colin Duffy, Christine Winter; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast.. Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass , Maury Laws, Jules Bass
  • 1974
  • Animated TV Special
  • Rankin-Bass Productions
  • TV Special
  • Cartoon Characters: Mrs. Santa, Santa Claus, Snow Miser, Heat Miser, Jingle Bells, Mother Nature, Jangle Bells, Mr. Thistlewhite, Ignatius Thistlewhite, Blue Christmas Girl, Vixen, Dogcatcher, Mayor, Mayor's Wife, Little Snow Misers, Little Heat Misers.
  • Vocal Talent: Shirley Booth (Mrs. Santa), Mickey Rooney (Santa Claus), Dick Shawn (Snow Miser), George S. Irving (Heat Miser), Bob McFadden (Jingle Bells), Rhoda Mann (Mother Nature), Bradley Bolke (Jangle Bells), Ron Marshall (Mr. Thistlewhite), Colin Duffy (Ignatius Thistlewhite), Christine Winter (Blue Christmas Girl), Wee Winter Singers.
  • Directed By Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass.
  • Produced By Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass.
  • Written By William Keenan.
    Original Novel: Phyllis McGinley.

Additional Crew:



  • Continuity: Don Duga.
  • Design: Paul Coker, Jr.
  • Sound: John Curcio, Don Hahn.
  • Production Supervisors: Akikazu Kono, Ichiro Komuro.

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Mrs. Claus tells us about the time Santa feels that the world has lost the Christmas spirit. Santa takes a vacation from Christmas because he thinks that no one...  (more)

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Who can forget the songs that the Heat Mizer and Cold Mizer sing? Love those.

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I found this special wasn't shown as much as the other Rankin-Bass christmas specials. That's to bad , because it is a holiday treat. Oh no !! Will Santa miss christmas? Of course we all know that he won't, but herein lays the tale. It is...  (read more)

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