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The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love.

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Complete credited cast:
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Pardon-Me-Pete (Groundhog) (voice)
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Jack Frost (voice)
Paul Frees ...
Kubla Kraus / Father Winter (voice)
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Papa (voice)
Dave Garroway ...
Groundhog Day Television Reporter (voice)
Debra Clinger ...
Elisa (voice)
Don Messick ...
Snip (voice)
Dee Stratton ...
Mama (voice)
Sonny Melendrez ...
Sir Ravenal Rightfellow (voice)
Dina Lynn ...
Holly (voice)
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Storyline

Jack Frost ushers in winter every year, but he is upset that he is unable to interact with humans, since they cannot see him. When he falls in love with the young peasant woman Elisa, he requests to be made human and his superior, Father Winter, who agrees to make him permanently human as long as he has a house, horse, bag of gold, and a wife by the beginning of spring. When Jack arrives in town and is introduced to Elisa and her family, he learns they are oppressed by a greedy Cossack, who has eyes on the peasants' income and Elisa. And Jack must also contend with Elisa's childhood sweetheart, Sir Ravenal. Will he decide to remain human in the end? Written by cupcakes

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[repeated line]
Pardon-Me-Pete: Pardon me.
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She is Beautiful
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Music by Maury Laws
Lyrics by Jules Bass
Performed by Paul Frees
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A magical Christmas Fairy-tale...
10 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jack Frost is one of my favorite animation...it puts you in the Christmas spirit with its glitters and icy colors...without mentioning the beautiful snow...it is so magical and beautiful. It also is romantic since Jack Frost decides to become human to conquer a beautiful human girl... The characters are beautifully created, with tons of imagination, their costumes are amazing, the voices too really are charismatic; the scenes are unbelievably unique and creative; it is a moving and humorous fairy-tale... Even though I no longer am a child, I each year look forward to watching this beautiful animation during Christmas!


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