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10 December 1932 (USA) See more »
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Santa's little helpers must hurry to finish the toys before Christmas Day. | Add synopsis »
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Santa's Workshop is another excellent Christmas cartoon from Walt Disney See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Pinto Colvig ... Santa's Secretary (voice) (uncredited)

Walt Disney ... Elf (voice) (uncredited)
Allan Watson ... Santa Claus (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frank Churchill (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Art Babbitt .... animator (uncredited)
Les Clark .... animator (uncredited)
Chuck Couch .... animator (uncredited)
Jack Cutting .... animator (uncredited)
Joe D'Igalo .... animator (uncredited)
Eddie Donnelly .... animator (uncredited)
George Drake .... animator (uncredited)
Paul Fennell .... animator (uncredited)
Norman Ferguson .... animator (uncredited)
Nick George .... animator (uncredited)
Clyde Geronimi .... animator (uncredited)
Jack King .... animator (uncredited)
Jack Kinney .... animator (uncredited)
Ed Love .... animator (uncredited)
Hamilton Luske .... animator (uncredited)
Fred Moore .... animator (uncredited)
Tom Palmer .... animator (uncredited)
Harry Reeves .... animator (uncredited)
Louie Schmitt .... animator (uncredited)
Ben Sharpsteen .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Williams .... animator (uncredited)
Marvin Woodward .... animator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Walt Disney .... presenter
 

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7 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Photophone)
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Some versions omit the scene with the dolls that are taught to say "mommy" and gets "ok" stamped on their behinds. And especially the scene with the black doll that does it herself.See more »
Quotes:
Santa Claus:[reading a letter] "Dear Santa Claus, I'd like a dolly. Merry Christmas, from little Molly."
[to his secretary]
Santa Claus:Well?
Santa's Secretary:Molly seems to be ok. She eats her spinach everyday.
Santa Claus:Get Molly a dolly.
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Three Marches MilitairesSee more »

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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Santa's Workshop is another excellent Christmas cartoon from Walt Disney, 10 December 2008
Author: tavm from Baton Rouge, La.

Just watched this, a Walt Disney Silly Symphony, on YouTube. It's the first of two Disney cartoons that star Santa Claus (the other one was The Night Before Christmas). He checks his list which one of his elves monitor in a book that reveals each child's behavior. When one of the children is revealed to not have "washed behind the ears for seven years", Santa decides to add soap to this boy's long list of presents. Highly musically entertaining with some amusing gags like someone using a spider to scare some of the dolls' hair in an upright position and someone else painting exact checker squares in one fell swoop on a board. There's also one politically incorrect blackface doll that says, "Mammy!" to Claus that may be considered offensive today but was considered a highly amusing reference to then-star Al Jolson. Since it only lasts a few seconds, I don't think any harm is done. This was quite an entertaining animated short that I highly recommend to any animation fan especially Walt Disney completists. Children should enjoy this too.

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