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

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Rudolph (voice) (as Billie Richards)
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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)  »

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Олененок Рудольф и маленький Новый Год  »

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Trivia

Happy, the Baby New Year, becomes the year "Nineteen-Wonderful". 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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Followed by Legend of Frosty the Snowman (2005) See more »

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Have a Hap-Hap-Happy New Year
Performed by Red Skelton and Chorus
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A Christmas Classic and yearly tradition
13 December 2002 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie is awesome ... i haven't seen it in a few years but i always look forward to seeing it when it comes on. The characters are great and the story is very entertaining.

Baby new year is lost and time is running out to find him, the only one that can save the day is Rudolph. Baby new year runs away because he has giant ears and everyone makes fun of him except Rudolph cause he know's what it's like to made fun of for his red nose ... A classic moment is when Aeon the Terrible, big-beaked monster bird, captures baby new year and he almost dies laughing when the baby new year takes off his hat and reveals his giant ears.

There's some other great characters too, i remember an knight that helps Rudolph and an eskimo, a giant whale, the abominal snow man, and of course old man last year who is about to croak which is why they have to get baby new year back. It's some good stuff for the whole family.


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