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The Rankin/Bass Christmas Specials. by CorleoneWarrior88 | created - 05 Dec 2016 | updated - 08 Dec 2016 | Public. The Christmas Productions by Rankin&. This was a nostalgic journey into yesterday's Christmas TV Specials. I enjoyed all four for different reasons.

The Little Drummer Boy, Book II completes the beautiful tale of the little drummer boy as news of the savior spreads.

This year, I've taken it upon myself to watch all 19 Rankin Bass Christmas Specials and rank them from worst to best using a rating system out 30 points. Of course, we kick things off with the first of Rankin-Bass’ stop-motion Christmas specials and the one that effectively put them on the map; ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’, based on the song, written by Johnny Marks, and the 1939 poem both of the same name.

Rankin/Bass Movies& Holiday Specials. Almost everyone has seen at least one of Rankin/Bass' holiday specials, probably good old Rudolph.

They also did a few non-Christmas specials(for Easter)& some movies too like The Last Unicorn& the first adaptations of The Hobbit& The Return of the King. Ranking the worst villains of your favorite Rankin Bass Christmas Specials. by Ron Duwell | December 23.

nothing warms my heart during the cold of December like a lineup of Christmas Specials. I do not own this video. This video belongs to SantaKlaws67 I hope you have a Merry Christmas! : ) Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. (founded as Videocraft International, Ltd. and later known as Rankin/Bass Animated Entertainment) was an American production company, known for its seasonal television specials, particularly its work in stop motion animation. Rankin/Bass stop-motion features are recognizable by their visual style of doll-like.

Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. (founded as Videocraft International, Ltd. ) was an American production company, best known for its seasonal television specials, particularly its work in stop-motion animation. The pre-1974 library is owned by DreamWorks Classics, while the post-1974 library is. Dec 7, 2015. This year, I've taken it upon myself to watch all 19 Rankin Bass Christmas Specials and rank them from worst to best using a rating system out.

I was watching the Switched for Christmas (or whatever it's called) the one where Candace Cameron Bure plays identical twins and I was prepared to like it. Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. (formerly Videocraft International, Ltd. ) was a television production company, known for its Rankin christmas specials television specials and animated series, such as ThunderCats. The company was founded by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass in the early-1960s under the name. Rankin/Bass produced holiday specials of various kinds for nearly 50 years, so they were bound to get around to Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at some point.

This is their adaptation, a traditionally animated musical special that's surprisingly emotional. Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. (formerly Videocraft International, Ltd. ) was a television production company, known for its seasonal television specials and. Dec 12, 2013 · The Christmas specials started airing earlier than ever this year, it seemed.

Rudolph and his team of reindeer were so fast, they arrived before Thanksgiving. Not that anyone seemed to mind; TV's yuletide classics never seem to wear out their welcome. In 1974 (a full four years since Comin’ to Town), Rankin/Bass produced two specials, Twas the Night Before Christmas done in traditional animation, and The Year Without a Santa Claus using stop.

Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. (formerly Videocraft International, Ltd. ) was a television production company, known for its seasonal television specials and animated series, such as ThunderCats. In one of their earliest stop-motion specials, the animators Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass avoided the more folkloric and popular Christmas mascots like Santa and Rudolph and returned to the.

Rankin/Bass is now synonymous with Christmas, but not all of its animated classics are. well, quite so classic. List of United States Christmas television specials.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. For a more in-depth description. Sequels not made by Rankin/Bass Dec 21, 2016. From Rudolph to Frosty, no production company has done more to flood the airwaves with Christmas specials than Rankin/Bass Productions. Preserving The History Of Rankin/Bass Productions! The place to go for all info on the animated television specials, series, and films of Arthur Rankin, Jr.

and Jules Bass. Before they were adopted by ABC Family (Freeform), Rankin-Bass Christmas specials apparently used to air on the Disney Channel! Here's a spot for" The Year W. Dec 16, 2015. The classic holiday treats created by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules. Stop-Motion Christmas Specials, Ranked from Appropriately Festive to.

The classic holiday treats created by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass are way more disturbing than you might remember. People will argue about what Christmas should be essential holiday viewing, from the obvious choices like A Christmas Story, Elf, or the A Christmas Carol of Nestor the Long Eared Christmas Donkey — Every Rankin Bass Christmas special has a narrator.

These narrators usually were voiced by a well known celebrity, and often got to sing. Top 10 Weirdest Christmas Specials. A lot of weird holiday roundups will include Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey, but Rankin and Bass got a. When you talk about Christmas movies they will always involve Rankin-Bass Christmas specials.

These are the Top 10! The classic holiday treats created by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass are way more disturbing than you might remember. It was the first special Rankin Bass did after a 19 year hiatus. Basically a magical Christmas partridge (a la, a partridge in a pear tree) comes and helps a little girl's dad get over his song writers block. Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc.

(founded as Videocraft International, Ltd. ) was an American production company, best known for its seasonal television specials, particularly its work in stop-motion animation. The Christmas specials started airing earlier than ever this year, it seemed. Rudolph and his team of reindeer were so fast, they arrived before Thanksgiving. Almost everyone has seen at least one of Rankin/Bass' holiday specials, probably good old Rudolph.

They also did a few non-Christmas Besides knocking down a tree and dragging it into your house and “seasonal” rates from the local escorts, the best part of Christmas is the annual airing of the Rankin/Bass specials. People will argue about what Christmas should be essential holiday viewing, from the obvious choices like A Christmas Story, Elf, or the A Christmas Carol of your preference, to the dark horse candidates like Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, or Gremlins.

There are so many festive tv movies released during the next two months that I thought it would be nice to have a thread to discuss them all. Past or presen. From Rudolph to Frosty, no production company has done more to flood the airwaves with Christmas specials than Rankin/Bass Productions.

Founded by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass, Rankin/Bass. This collection, along with Christmas Television Favorites, offers a rather complete collection of Christmas televsion specials. Together the collections make a nice pair and contain the original shows and the sequels that followed. Dec 19, 2017. If you celebrate Christmas, you've likely seen many of the Rankin/Bass specials on a yearly basis, but you might not know just how diverse and.

Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc was an American production company. . 1970 brought another Christmas special, Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town. Rankin/Bass enlisted Fred Astaire as narrator S. D. Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. (founded as Videocraft International, Ltd. ) was an American production company, best known for its seasonal television specials. UPDATE 10/2008: Here's an update on the currently available/released Rankin/Bass Christmas specials.

With this month's annual release of another. Besides knocking down a tree and dragging it into your house and “seasonal” rates from the local escorts, the best part of Christmas is the annual airing of the Rankin/Bass specials.

Those stop-motion visits from Rudolph and Heat Miser seemed to make the holidays a bit brighter, and helped me.