The Rankin / Bass Christmas Collection

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Number of Discs




Release Date

08 November 2023

Runtime (in minutes)


Product Code VVE3733

Featuring ground-breaking ‘Animagic’ stop motion animation

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Have a holly jolly Christmas with the most famous reindeer of all in this original holiday special. After being told he could not play in any reindeer games due to his glowing nose, Rudolph sets out on a fantastic journey where he meets Hermey the eld, prospector Yukon Cornelius and a host of misfit toys, all while trying to hide from the Abominable Snow Monster. It’s a race against time as his family and Clarice try to find him during a big snowstorm that threatens to cancel Christmas. It’s pure holiday magic for the entire family.

Special Features:

  • Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass – documentary
  • Restoring The Puppets of Rudolph – featurette
  • Reimagining Rudolph in 4D
  • Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer attraction film
  • T.E.A.M. Rudolph and the Reindeer Games – video storybook

Frosty The Snowman

Discover how everyone’s favourite happy, jolly soul came to life one day in this original holiday special. After Karen and her friends build a snowman on Christmas Eve, Frosty comes alive with a little help from a discarded magic hat. As temperatures rise, Karen must help Frosty get to the North Pole before he melts. At the same time, they are also being chased by Professor Hinkle who wants his magic hat back. Includes the bonus holiday special – FROSTY RETURNS.

Special Features:

  • Audio commentary by animation historian Mark Evanier
  • Original pencil test

Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town

Celebrate the season with the story of Kris Kringle in this original holiday special. After being discovered by a family of elves, baby Claus is raised by the Kringles and grows up to become a toymaker. Wanting to share his toys with the children of Sombertown, Kris must overcome the Winter Warlock and the Burgermeister Meisterburger along with some help from Miss Jessica and Topper.

Special Features:

  • Audio commentary by animation historian Greg Ehrbar

The Little Drummer Boy

The heart-warming story of Aaron, the Little Drummer Boy, who comes upon the birth of baby Jesus and learns that the best gift is one given from the heart.

Cricket On The Hearth

The story of a toymaker and his daughter who are befriended by a cricket named Croket on Christmas morning. Based on the story by Charles Dickens.

Mr Magoo’s A Christmas Carol

This musical adaptation of the classic tale by Charles Dickens stars Magoo as the cold-hearted old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, and was the first-ever animated holiday special created for television.

Special Features:

  • Audio commentary
  • From Pencil To Paint – Production montage slide show
  • “Ringle Ringle” – Styne & Merrill song demo
  • Lord’s Bright Blessing – storyboard sequence
  • Fezziwig – Storyboard sequence