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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)
...
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)
Amy Anzel ...
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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Alfred Drake's last film (voice only). See more »

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When the Great Ak and Young Claus travel the world, they're supposed to be invisible, but blurry so that the audience can see them. When they reach their last stop, which shows two armored men fighting, the Great Ak and Young Claus are fully visible. 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.
Young Claus: Great Ak, how can I do that?
The Great Ak: You must follow your star, as others have before you; and try to bring a measure of love and joy to the world.
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References Aysecik ve sihirli cüceler rüyalar ülkesinde (1971) See more »

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CLAYMATION COUNCIL GATHERS TO DECIDE ON IMMORTALITY FOR SANTA CLAUS
20 September 2004 | by (HAPPYVILLE,NEW YORK) – See all my reviews

AWESOME CLAYMATION Christmas CLASSIC...a must have for the Christmas holidays .It is unfortunate that the networks no longer show this tale of how Santa Claus becomes the symbol of Christmas. This tale has gods ,elves,fairies and Santa Claus . If you like the Lord of the Rings ,Harry Potter and other Rankin and Bass classics , then this will be a welcome addition to your movie collection.I have seen this movie so many times and every time I see something new. However, do not buy this UNLESS YOU CAN STAND SEEING IT YEAR-ROUND.This is sort of hard to find so get it when you see it .I OFTEN SEE THE WELL KNOWN OTHERS LIKE RUDOLPH THE RED NOSE REINDEER AND THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN but this one is sort of rare .


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