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The Happy Elf (2005)

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Highlighted by Harry Connick, Jr. as the animated narrator, "The Happy Elf" tells the story of Eubie the Elf, one of Santa's helpers whose overly enthusiastic, rose-colored view of the ... See full summary »

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John Rice

Writer:

Andrew Fishman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Harry Connick Jr. ... Lil Farley (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Eubie / Kid / Turbo (voice)
Carol Kane ... Gilda (voice)
Mickey Rooney ... Santa (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Derek / Tucker / Mayor / Toady / Man #2 (voice)
Mae Whitman ... Molly (voice)
Lewis Black ... Norbert (voice)
Candi Milo ... Curtis / Cassie / Gurt / Little Girl (voice)
Rory Charles Thost ... Brother (voice) (as Rory Thost)
Liliana Mumy ... Sister (voice)
Charlie Adler ... Proctor / Man #1 (voice) (as Charles Adler)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anna Pagan ... Elf
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Storyline

Highlighted by Harry Connick, Jr. as the animated narrator, "The Happy Elf" tells the story of Eubie the Elf, one of Santa's helpers whose overly enthusiastic, rose-colored view of the holiday season is put to the test when he sets out to bring Christmas joy to a dreary town called Bluesville. Written by Anonymous

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christmas | santa claus | See All (2) »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Drew Barrymore were considered for the role of Gilda. See more »

Quotes

Lil Farley: There was very little laughter in Bluesville, either. It was so dark and depressing that people who lived there didn't know how to tell a joke.
Curtis: When is a cup of milk like a ballerina?
Man 1: I don't know
Curtis: Tuesday.
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He's a little irritating, if you know what I mean.
15 December 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Cute little story with music by Harry Connick Jr. That should be enough for most people to tune in, but there is more.

Carol Kane (Hester Street, "Taxi") plays the best friend of Eubie (Rob Paulsen, who has seven Annie nominations and three wins for his characters). One of my favorite comedians (even though he was in that awful Farce of the Penguins) Lewis Black also has a major role. Kevin Michael Richardson (The Matrix Revolutions, "Clerks") sings the blues. Mickey Rooney is Santa.

There is enough here to make even the adults happy and the story is funny and really in the spirit of the season.


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