holiday animation Santa Claus is Comin' to Town © Rankin-Bass
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Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

Why does Santa wear red? Where'd he get the flying reindeer? Why does he come down the chimney and fill stockings? These and many other questions are answered in this tale of how Santa got started in the toy-giving business many, many years ago.

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I LOVE THIS ONE(I've probably said that a lot already)!!!!!! It's a cutesy explanation of how dear ol' Santa came to be. And it totally answers all...
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I was a bit wary of this Christmas special at first. My only exposure to Rankin Bass for the longest time had only been Rudolph and Frosty. Anything besides that...
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Ah, Rankin-Bass stop-motion specials never cease to amaze me. "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" is another tale on how Santa Claus came to do what he does. I thought this...
Created by: Rankin-Bass
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Fred Astaire ... Special Delivery Man / Narrator
Mickey Rooney ... Kris Kringle
Keenan Wynn ... Winter Warlock
Paul Frees ... Burgermeister Meisterburger
Joan Gardner ... Miss Jessica
Directed by: Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass
Produced by: Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass
Musical Score by: Maury Laws
Songs by: Jules Bass, Maury Laws, J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie
Writing Credits: Romeo Muller
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(includes 'The Little Drummer Boy' and 'Santa Claus is Comin to Town')
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