Tag: Rankin and Bass

On This Day: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Premieres

For generations, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has delighted audiences with his bright red nose and heartwarming tale of acceptance. But have you ever wondered about the story behind this beloved Christmas character? Enter Rankin-Bass, the production company that brought Rudolph to life and transformed him from a misfit into an icon. Through a combination of …

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Frosty’s Winter Wonderland: A Nostalgic Trip Down Memory Lane with Rankin & Bass

Step into a world of whimsy and nostalgia as we journey back in time to the enchanting Frosty’s Winter Wonderland. Released on this day December 2, 1976, this beloved holiday classic created by Rankin & Bass has captivated audiences of all ages and continues to warm hearts with its endearing characters and delightful story. Set …

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Beating to a Different Drum: The Lasting Appeal of ‘The Little Drummer Boy’ by Rankin/Bass

First airing on December¬†19,¬†1968, The Little Drummer Boy, an animated television special produced by Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass, has long been a staple in holiday television programming. Its timeless appeal transcends generations, making it a beloved classic that continues to captivate audiences worldwide even after more than half a century since its initial …

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