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The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Family | Animation | Musical  -  17 December 1985 (USA)
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At a council convened by The Great Ak, the forest being tells the story of Santa Claus to explain why he deserves to made immortal.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Earl Hammond ...
Santa Claus (voice)
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King Awgwa (voice)
Larry Kenney ...
Commander of the Wind Demons (voice)
Lynne Lipton ...
Queen Zurline / Wife / Additional Voices (voice)
Bob McFadden ...
Tingler (voice)
Lesley Miller ...
Necile (voice)
Peter Newman ...
Peter Knook / Awgwas / The Gnome King / Husband / Additional Voices (voice)
Joey Grasso ...
Weekum (voice)
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Young Claus (voice)
Alfred Drake ...
The Great Ak (voice)
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Child (voice) (as Amy Anzelowitz)
Josh Blake ...
Child (voice)
Ari Gold ...
Child (voice)
Jamie Lisa Murphy ...
Child (voice)
Al Dana ...
Chorus (voice)
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Storyline

The Great Ak calls a council of the Immortals to ask that Santa Claus be given immortality. And to justify it, he tells the history of Santa Claus. The Ak found an abandoned baby and gave it to a lioness and a fairy to raise, who named him Claus. When Claus grew up, the Great Ak showed him the evil and hardship in world and Claus decides to live there and relieve some of the suffering. He decides to make toys for orphans, but King Agua, the ruler of the valley where Claus lives doesn't want the chidren to be happy. and there is a great battle among Immortals. Written by Kathy Li

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The last Animagic special produced by Rankin-Bass. See more »

Goofs

The first two times Claus walks through the village to deliver the gifts, the valley looks like it's summer time, when in fact the movie takes place in a snowy village called The Laughing Valley. See more »

Quotes

Young Claus: What is Man's use? Why is he here? Why is he born at all?
The Great Ak: To leave the world in some way better than he found it.
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One of the Best films i have ever seen
8 April 2003 | by (Newcastle) – See all my reviews

I have watched this movie since i was little, and for all i do admit the subject and the themes used in the movie are slightly darker then the average kids movie, it is one of the best i have seen. I've always loved the entire premiose of the story, and the characters are brilliant, especially the Commander of the Wind Daemons (The Bat like Creature) and Blinky the Cat.


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