A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

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Adult Billy / Narrator (voice)
Jay Johnson ...
Ears (voice)
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Grandpa Baker (voice)
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Mr. Gus Holder (voice)
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Scarlett (voice)
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Aunt Agnes (voice)
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Emily (voice)
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Buster (voice)
Charlie Cronin ...
Bucky (voice)
Jennifer Darling ...
Star (voice)
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Lawyer / Sherriff (voice)
Stu Rosen ...
Doctor (voice)
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Slim (voice)
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Brewster (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ...
Hens (voice)
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A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

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Wishes can come true.


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Annabell und die fliegenden Rentiere  »

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Buster: [the Holder Brothers are bullying Billy, again] How come you only hang around with girls?
Bucky: And cows?
[He pushes Billy, making him fall on the snow]
Bucky: Huh, Billy? How come?
Emily: [angry] Why don't you leave him alone?
Bucky: Why don't youy let Billy stick up for himself? Oh, I forgot: he can't talk.
Emily: You're just jealous 'cause YOU don't have any friends!
Bucky: [pushing her as well] Stay out of this, Emily!
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I love this Christmas cartoon - with the cutest calf featured!
10 April 2007 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

This film is very good in my book. It stars a lovely, friendly boy named Billy who can't speak and a calf named Annabelle who was born on Christmas Eve. Annabelle has a special wish and she's going to tell it to Father Christmas next Christmas...

I recommend this for children who would like to watch a quick, pleasurable film, not JUST about Christmas, it's also for people who like animals, especially farm animals, people who still don't prefer computer to cartoon animation and a film with unforgettable characters, one or two lovely songs and a good storyline! PANT PANT. BOY was that a long sentence to explain why you should watch this film! :)

So, what are you waiting for? If you haven't had the chance, buy it or rent it from Amazon or the nearest shop and watch it! If you don't like it, you could lend it to a friend! ENJOY!! :)

P.S This is a very emotional film and for people who feel emotional, I suggest a few hankies provided, especially at the end.


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