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A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987)

Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs, Rex and Herb, 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.

Director:

Will Vinton

Writer:

Ralph Liddle
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tim Conner Tim Conner ... Herb
Johnny Counterfit Johnny Counterfit ... Rex
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Greg Black Greg Black ... Singer
Bernadette Coughlin Bernadette Coughlin ... Singer
Pat Harryman Pat Harryman ... Singer
Amy Miller Amy Miller ... Singer
Deborah Miller Deborah Miller ... Singer
Joni Miller Joni Miller ... Singer
Roxy Ragozzino Roxy Ragozzino ... Singer (as Roxy Regozzino)
Dan Sachs Dan Sachs ... Singer
Jim Steinberger Jim Steinberger ... Singer
Reid Stewart Reid Stewart ... Singer
Ron Tinsley Ron Tinsley ... Singer
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Storyline

Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs, Rex and Herb, 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Glineni Božić See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Will Vinton Studios See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

One of two Claymation holiday specials directed by Will Vinton to win the Emmy for Best Animated Short. The other was Claymation Easter (1992). See more »

Quotes

Herb: Oh, what I'd give to ice skate with that Margot!
Rex: There's no ice thick enough for the two of you.
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Connections

Referenced in Good Bad Flicks: We Wish You a Turtle Christmas (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Joy to the World
Written by Isaac Watts (uncredited) and Lowell Mason (uncredited)
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DVD availability!
1 December 2004 | by stephanie406-1See all my reviews

I loved this movie as a child, and I've watched it every Holiday season it came on.

Just wanted to inform everyone that IT IS AVAILABLE ON DVD! It was released September 2003. Check Amazon.com for "Claymation Christmas".

According to the editorial review, the DVD includes the 3 Holiday specials (Halloween, Christmas, and Easter). They were aired between 1987 and 1992.

Happy Claymation, everyone! I myself haven't bought it since I just discovered it was available online, but I definitely won't go another holiday without this classic in my collection!


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