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Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Family | Fantasy  -  1 July 1979 (USA)
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Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives ... See full summary »

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Milton (voice)
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Lilly Loraine (voice)
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Santa Claus (voice)
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Scratcher the jealous reindeer (voice)
Jackie Vernon ...
Frosty (voice)
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Crystal (voice)
Paul Frees ...
Winterbolt / Jack Frost / Policeman (voice)
Billie Mae Richards ...
Rudolph (voice)
Harold Peary ...
Big Ben (voice) (as Hal Peary)
Shelby Flint ...
Laine, Lilly's daughter (voice)
Don Messick ...
Sam Spangles (voice)
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Steffi Calli ...
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Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from melting until the Fourth of July so that Frosty and Rudolph can help Lilly's circus and Milton can marry his girlfriend on the high-wire, and Santa will use his sleigh to make sure everybody gets back to the North Pole in time...which leaves Winterbolt alone at the North Pole on the Fourth... Written by Kathy Li

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This was released theatrically first. It played only a few play dates and was a flop. One sheets from the theatrical release are out there, but rare. See more »

Quotes

Frosty: As I always say, "A family that slides together, abides together".
Crystal: But you never say that.
Chilly: Stick to the script, Dad.
Frosty: If Santa doesn't get here soon we're going to be sticking to everything.
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Follows The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) See more »

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We're A Couple of Misfits
Music and Lyrics by Johnny Marks
Performed by Billie Mae Richards and Jackie Vernon
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Even more holiday fun
22 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you're a Ranken and Bass fan like I am, then you're bound to enjoy this one! As soon as Halloween wraps up, it seems as though Im waiting around with my Tivo at the ready to record each and every R/B stop-motion holiday special. "Christmas in July" is the longest of the group, running at an hour and a half, and was one of the last produced. Sure, its a little ridiculous in that its a Holiday plot in the middle of the summer, but its fun-filled reunion-ensemble show! And it has one of the best R/B villains: Winterbolt. This special is a personal favorite of mine! Anyone who cant enjoy it is either a Scrooge, or not appreciative of the lost art of stop-motion film-making.


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