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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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Cast

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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[Jack Frost breathes on Elisa's wedding flowers, covering them with beautiful ice crystals]
Sir Raveneau: What was that?
Elisa: An old friend kissed the bride.
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Connections

Referenced in The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985) See more »

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It's Lonely Being One of a Kind
(uncredited)
Music by Maury Laws
Lyrics by Jules Bass
Performed by Robert Morse
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Every Christmas I laugh and cry as I watch this beautiful, silly movie.
28 October 2001 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I still cannot believe they do not play this movie on TV every year like they do Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. It is just as funny and even more beautiful. I love this movie to pieces and will treasure it forever.


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