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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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Howard Shapiro ...
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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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Trivia

This was not only the first (and last) time Frosty (and his family) was animated using Animagic, but this was also the last time Rudolph was animated with the Animagic process. See more »

Quotes

Frosty: 100. That's my number. And when my number goes up, my number IS up.
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Connections

Follows Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Let the Parade Pass You By
Music and Lyrics by Johnny Marks
Performed by Ethel Merman
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Going a little too far with Frosty and Rudolph...
8 December 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Original Claymation Rudolph: Pretty good. Original Frosty cartoon: Needs a little work, but could be worse. But Frosty and Rudolph together on the Fourth of July? C'mon! Give me a BREAK!!! This was one movie that shouldn't have been made. It was bad. It didn't really go for any holiday in particular, except July 4. That made it especially bad since Frosty and Rudolph are usually associated with the Christmas season. And any movie can be ruined by too much singing. The frequent songs made this movie seem a lot longer than it really was. The movie tried mixing two familiar Chirstmastime characters with an American traditional holiday (which almost seems to "limit" it to America), too many pointless songs, and a lousy plotline. The result? A bad movie that can't really be watched at any time of year. I would suggest you forgo this movie even if you like Frosty and Rudolph.


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