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Director:
Writers:
Duane Poole (story) &
Dick Robbins (story)
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Release Date:
7 December 1977 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Not as Good as the Show but Still Fun See more (6 total) »

Cast

 

Directed by
Charles A. Nichols 
 
Writing credits
Duane Poole (story) &
Dick Robbins (story)

Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... executive producer
William Hanna .... executive producer
Alex Lovy .... associate producer
Iwao Takamoto .... creative producer
 
Original Music by
Hoyt Curtin 
 
Film Editing by
Tom Gleason 
William R. Kowalchuk Jr.  (as Bill Kowalchuk)
Terry Moore 
Joe Sandusky 
 
Production Management
Jayne Barbera .... production manager
Joed Eaton .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
Gerard Baldwin .... story director
Ron Campbell .... story director
Jerry Eisenberg .... story director
George Gordon .... story director
Alex Lovy .... story director
Bill Perez .... story director
Bob Singer .... story director
Paul Sommer .... story director (as Paul Sommers)
 
Sound Department
Pat Foley .... dubbing supervisor
Bill Getty .... sound director
Alex Lovy .... recording director
Richard Olson .... sound director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Epperson .... camera operator
Charles Flekal .... camera operator (as Chuck Flekal)
Curt Hall .... camera operator
Ron Jackson .... camera operator
Jerry Mills .... camera operator
Joe A. Ponticelle .... camera operator (as Joe Ponticelle)
Jerry Smith .... camera operator
Jerry Whittington .... camera operator
 
Animation Department
Edwin Aardal .... animator (as Ed Aardal)
John Ahern .... layout supervisor
Peter Alvarado .... layout artist (as Pete Alvarado)
Hal Ambro .... animator
Frank Andrina .... animator
Fernando Arce .... background artist
Ed Barge .... animator
John Boersema .... animation coordinator
Oliver Callahan .... animator (as Oliver E. Callahan)
Lars Calonius .... animator
Rudy Cataldi .... animator
Steve Clark .... animator
Ron Dias .... background artist (as Ron Diaz)
Jaime Diaz .... layout artist
Chuck Downs .... animator
Joan Drake .... animator
Dennis Durrell .... background artist
Marcia Fertig .... animator
Hak Ficq .... layout artist
Owen Fitzgerald .... layout artist
Hugh Fraser .... animator
Robert Gentle .... background artist
Mark Glamack .... animator
Al Gmuer .... background supervisor
Bob Goe .... assistant animation supervisor
Moe Gollub .... layout artist
Ann Guenther .... background artist
Terence Harrison .... animator (as Terry Harrison)
Fred Hellmich .... animator (as Fred Helmick)
Harry Holt .... animator
Paro Hozumi .... background artist
Jack Huber .... layout artist
Michael Humphries .... background artist
Zygamond Jablecki .... layout artist (as Ziggy Jablecki)
Sam Jaimes .... animator
Homer Jonas .... layout artist
Volus Jones .... animator
Alison Julian .... background artist
Paul Julian .... background designer
Bill Keil .... animation supervisor
Billie Kerns .... ink and paint supervisor
Richard Khim .... background artist
Ernesto Lopez .... animator
Don Lusk .... animator
Warren Marshall .... layout artist
Lorraine Marue .... background artist (as Lorraine Andrina)
Jim Mueller .... layout artist
Kenneth Muse .... animator (as Ken Muse)
Margaret Nichols .... animator
Ken O'Brien .... animator
Lew Ott .... layout artist
Don Patterson .... animator
Ray Patterson .... unit director
Tom Ray .... animator
Morey Reden .... animator
Arnulfo Rivera .... animator
Jay Sarbry .... animation supervisor
Eric Semones .... background artist
Evelyn Sherwood .... checking and scene planning
Bob Singer .... character designer
Terry Slade .... layout artist
Paul Sommer .... layout artist (as Paul Sommers)
Dave Tendlar .... animator
Dick Ung .... layout artist
Michelle Urbano .... cel painter
Carlo Vinci .... animator
John Walker .... animator
George Wheeler .... layout artist
Star Wirth .... xerographer
Xenia .... animator
Rudy Zamora .... animator
Brad Frost .... assistant animator (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Larry C. Cowan .... supervising film editor (as Larry Cowan)
William E. DeBoer .... negative consultant
Dick Elliott .... supervising film editor
 
Music Department
Hoyt Curtin .... musical director
Paul DeKorte .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Iraj Paran .... title designer
 

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60 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Pebbles and Bamm Bamm are preteens in this special.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: It is somewhat illogical that a family existing in prehistory should celebrate an event which took place within recorded history.See more »
Quotes:
Barney Rubble:[drops a coin in the collection pot] Ho ho ho, and a Merry Christmas my good man.
Salvation Army Santa:Ho ho ho, and a Merry Christmas to you.
Fred Flintstone:A few more of those ho ho hos and you'll be bro-o-oke for Christmas.
Barney Rubble:Well I just can't say no to Santa Claus.
Fred Flintstone:You know those guys in the red suits aren't the real Santa Claus.
Barney Rubble:I wouldn't say that Fred, he's here, he's there, he's everywhere.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »

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0 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Not as Good as the Show but Still Fun, 25 December 2010
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Flintstone Christmas, A (1977)

*** (out of 4)

Christmas time in Bedrock becomes an issue when Santa Claus slips on Fred's roof and injures himself. Being unable to deliver presents to the children Santa asks Fred and Barney to do it. I've read countless reviews of this film and the majority of them put this film down because it doesn't contain any of the magic of the television show. I'll admit that this isn't nearly as good as even the weakest episode of the television show but at the same time it's hard to deny that there's still some pretty funny stuff going on here. Many of the original voice actors aren't here but that doesn't take away too much as for the most part the new people fits the roles nice enough. Again, the voice work isn't nearly as great as the television but for the most part the actors get the job done. What I appreciate most about this film is that they keep the visual look of the show and to me this is a very important part. I enjoy the fact that they really didn't tamper with the characters very much, although they do make Pebbles and Bam-Bam pre-teens here. Mr. Slate is on hand and of course we've got Wilma and Betty. I think what makes this film work so well is that they don't try to change the humor of Fred and Barney. The original series was wonderful because of the witty dialogue and this was especially true when it came time to insult Fred and his weight. That same type of humor is carried over here and for the most part it made me laugh. There are many great jokes about Fred "fitting" the part of Santa and Barney has many good one-liners. At just under 50-minutes the film doesn't run too long and I think fans of the series should really give this a break. Sure, it's not as great as the TV show but everyone knows they could have tried changing everything up and end up delivering a dud but they didn't.

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