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4 April 1971 (USA) See more »
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With the help of a time machine, Peter Cottontail must rescue Easter from the hands of the malicious Irontail. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Woefully forgotten special See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Danny Kaye ... Seymour S. Sassafras / Antoine / Col. Wellington B. Bunny (voice)
Paul Frees ... Colonel Bunny's Assistant / Fireman / Father at Thanksgiving Table / Santa Claus (voice)
Joan Gardner ... Bonnie / Esmeralda / Shopkeeper (voice)

Casey Kasem ... Peter Cottontail (voice)
Iris Rainer ... Donna (voice)
Greg Thomas ... (voice)
Jeff Thomas ... (voice)

Vincent Price ... January Q. Irontail (voice)

Directed by
Jules Bass 
Arthur Rankin Jr. 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Romeo Muller 

Produced by
Jules Bass .... producer
Arthur Rankin Jr. .... producer
 
Sound Department
John Boyd .... sound recording engineer
Jim Harris .... sound recording engineer
 
Animation Department
Paul Coker Jr. .... character designer
 
Editorial Department
Irwin Goldress .... editorial supervisor
 
Music Department
Maury Laws .... musical director
 
Other crew
Kizo Nagashima .... animagic supervision
Steve Nakagawa .... continuity design
 

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USA:60 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Col. Wellington B. Bunny:Therefore, I have decided that whoever delivers the most eggs tomorrow, Easter, will be the new ruler of April Valley!See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Woefully forgotten special, 13 June 2014
Author: MissSimonetta from United States

Unlike Christmas, Easter doesn't really get that many TV specials made in its honor. It really is a shame, since Here Comes Peter Cottontail is every bit as worthy of TV airtime as the beloved Christmas Rankin-Bass specials.

The music is all memorable, my personal favorites being "Be Mine Today," "Hope is There," and most of all, the wistful "If I Could Only Get Back to Yesterday" sung by the multi-talented Danny Kaye, who narrates the story. The characters are fun, save for Bonnie the Bonnet, whose voice is a bit grating. Vincent Price steals the show as the malicious Irontail, out to revenge his maimed tail by ruining Easter for the kids. Casey Kasem is appealing and tons of fun as Peter.

The special is great for kids, but its charm and messages about responsibility and hope will appeal to older folks as well. It's good viewing, whether it's Easter or not!

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