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Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)

Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Red Buttons ... Milton (voice)
Ethel Merman ... Lilly Loraine (voice)
Mickey Rooney ... Santa Claus (voice)
Alan Sues ... Scratcher the Jealous Reindeer (voice)
Jackie Vernon ... Frosty (voice)
Shelley Winters ... Crystal (voice)
Paul Frees ... Winterbolt / Jack Frost / Policeman (voice)
Billie Mae Richards Billie Mae Richards ... Rudolph (voice)
Harold Peary ... Big Ben (voice) (as Hal Peary)
Shelby Flint Shelby Flint ... Laine, Lilly's daughter (voice)
Don Messick ... Sam Spangles (voice)
Darlene Conley ... Mrs. Santa Claus (voice)
Nellie Bellflower ... Lady Boreal (voice)
Steffi Calli Steffi Calli ... (voice)
Howard Shapiro Howard Shapiro ... (voice)
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Storyline

Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from melting until the Fourth of July so that Frosty and Rudolph can help Lilly's circus and Milton can marry his girlfriend on the high-wire, and Santa will use his sleigh to make sure everybody gets back to the North Pole in time...which leaves Winterbolt alone at the North Pole on the Fourth... Written by Kathy Li

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rankin/Bass Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Harold Peary, in his final performance, reprises his role of Big Ben from Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976). See more »

Quotes

Millie: Why do you want to stop the fireworks, Daddy? Aren't you patriotic?
Frosty: Sure I'm patriotic. My only regret is I only have but one life to melt for my country.
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Connections

Follows Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Everything I Ever Wanted
Music and Lyrics by Johnny Marks
Performed by Red Buttons, Jackie Vernon, and Shelley Winters
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Come ON
24 October 2004 | by DutchOompaLoompaSee all my reviews

COME ON!!!!!! How do you get confused just because frosty is now a puppet, big deal. This is just like the people who need the godfathers to be played in order. The singing in this movie is plentiful, original, but gets annoying. The story line is very different and extravagant (as all Rankin Bass films are). The film is very rare and is a small treat to watch because you'll most likely never find someone who's seen it. It was kind of cheap how they tried to make a bang of the success of the original character's movies and tie them together, but if people didn't do that we wouldn't have any James Bond Films. All in all you should at least give it a look especially if you have kids that you can watch it with.


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