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The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985)

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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(as Julian P. Gardner), (novel)
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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)
...
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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G
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17 December 1985 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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.
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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Connections

Referenced in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Arthur Christmas (2011) See more »

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very nice
25 March 2003 | by (san diego, ca) – See all my reviews

when i first saw this movie, i completly loved the songs, but now that i've got it recorded and got another look at it, i found that i loved the storyline. the characters were amazing, i loved how they represented themselves, and the scenery, i just loved this film for........ everything it had.


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