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A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987)

Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire town population is made out of clay! Special Guest Stars: The California Raisins!

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tim Conner ...
Herb
Johnny Counterfit ...
Rex
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Greg Black ...
Singer
Bernadette Coughlin ...
Singer
Pat Harryman ...
Singer
Amy Miller ...
Singer
Deborah Miller ...
Singer
Joni Miller ...
Singer
Roxy Ragozzino ...
Singer (as Roxy Regozzino)
Dan Sachs ...
Singer
Jim Steinberger ...
Singer
Reid Stewart ...
Singer
Ron Tinsley ...
Singer
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Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire town population is made out of clay! Special Guest Stars: The California Raisins!

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One of two claymation holiday specials directed by Will Vinton to win the Emmy for best animated short (Claymation Easter in 1992). See more »

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Rex: Thematically speaking, we will be looking at Christmas carols as they relate to specific traditions...
Herb: Yeah! Songs about Christmas trees, and stacks of gifts, reindeer, and jingling bells, holiday ballet, Santa Claus, universal joy, and Christ - mas snacks!
Rex: [gritting his teeth] There is not a carol about snacks.
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Carol of the Bells
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A Forgotten Classic?
30 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire town population is made out of clay! Special Guest Stars: The California Raisins!

Apparently today this special is hard to track down, with the only DVD release having some pretty awful sound quality (a shame considering this is basically a musical with clay over the top). And yet, it seems to be well-remembered by those who saw it all those year ago.

I was able to track down a copy and was impressed by what I saw. Some, like the Raisins, were how I recalled them. But there are some very interesting interpretations of Christmas songs that need to be heard.


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