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Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976)

Rudolph must find for Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight, New Year's Eve.

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Sir 1023 (voice)
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Big Ben (voice)
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Santa Claus / Eon / General Ticker / Seventeen Seventy Six 'Sev' (voice)
Billie Mae Richards ...
Rudolph (voice) (as Billie Richards)
Don Messick ...
Papa Bear / Rumpelstiltskin / Prince Charming / The Seven Dwarfs (voice)
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Storyline

Father Time sends Santa a message telling him that the baby new year, Happy, is missing! And without the baby new year, it'll remain the old year forever. But it's foggy and snowing, so Rudolph's the only reindeer for the job. Rudolph learns that Eon (ugly buzzard) is also searching for Happy, so that eon life will never end. With the help of 1 Million B.C. and Sir 1023, and 1776, Rudolph searches through the islands of the Archipelago of Last Year and races against eon to ensure a Happy New Year. Written by Kathy Li

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10 December 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Олененок Рудольф и маленький Новый Год  »

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Trivia

According to Frank Gorshin, who voiced the knight Sir 1023 (Ten-Two-Three), his voice work was all done in one day. See more »

Goofs

The calendar page sail on the boat with which Rudolph sails through the Archipelago of Last Years is labeled as "August 1928," but the calendar page is November 1928. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Father Time: [singing to the tune of Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer] You know Rudolph who guided and pulled Santa's sleigh / and who saved Christmas by lighting the way. But there's more to tell / Rudolph saved the New Year as well.
[shifting to spoken dialog]
Father Time: And it all began that same foggy night.
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Connections

Follows Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Turn Back the Year
Performed by Red Skelton and Chorus
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Rudolph again...
2 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the one with the villainous Vulture, and where Rudolph gets trapped inside a big snowball. And the kid with the huge ears too...Well, it's not bad-Santa mixed with New Years and whatever-it doesn't quite hold up as well's 'Heat Mizer' or the first Frosty, but it's a fun watch for the family.

*** outta ****


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