Rankin Bass Productions Directory

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Rankin Bass Productions is most noted for their stop-motion animation specials, especially the Rudolph and Frosty Christmas specials. However, Rankin Bass Productions also made a fair amount of traditional animated films. They pioneering form of puppet animation was self-titled: "Animagic."

While conceived and written in the U.S., Rankin/Bass productions were made in Japan; stop-motion by Japanese animator Tadahito Mochinaga and cel animation varying between Crawley Films, Tei Company and Mushi Productions.

Rankin Bass Prods Rankin Bass Productions was based in Burbank, California.

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Rankin Bass Productions Cartoon Series:

Feature Films   (1965 – 1999, 8 Theatrical Films.)
Festival of Family Classics   (1972, 20 Episodes.)
Jackson 5ive   (1971, 23 Episodes.)
Alternate Series Title: Jackson Five
Kid Power   (1972, 1 Series.)
Mushi Productions   (1961 – 1973, 396 Cartoons.)
SilverHawks   (1986, 65 Episodes.)
Specials   (1964, 39 Specials.)
Tales of The Wizard of Oz   (1961, 110 Episodes.)
The Comic Strip   (1987, 129 Episodes.)
The King Kong Show   (1966, 75 Episodes.)
The New Adventures of Pinocchio   (1960, 130 Episodes.)
The Osmonds   (1972, 17 Episodes.)
The Reluctant Dragon and Mr. Toad   (1970 – 1971, 34 Cartoons.)
The Smokey Bear Show   (1969, 51 Episodes.)
The Tomfoolery Show   (1970, 1 Series.)
ThunderCats   (1985, 130 Episodes.)