Overall Rank: 690
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 288
Theatrical Release Date: 12/06/1964
Genre: Animation, Family
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Kizo Nagashima
Actors: Burl Ives, Billie Mae Richards, Paul Soles, Larry D. Mann, Paul Kligman
Plot: A young reindeer is outcast because of his glowing red nose. He goes to live amongst the misfit toys, only to become a hero when a foggy night threatens Santa's Christmas voyage. -- Chris Kavan
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 07/08/2012
I recall viewing this as a child and remembering the magnificent characters. The method of direction and claymation brought out the sensitivity to make this a touching Christmas classic. It's impossible not to feel for the figures portrayed. Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer may have been one of the pioneers in terms of the manner it was depicted, truly an entertaining watch from start to finish even with its soundtrack and values.
Snoogans - wrote on 11/22/2011
The most memorable of all the claymation Christmas specials. I always liked the abominable snowman.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 10/24/2011
Hard to hate on - it's a Christmas classic, after all, and there's a certain charm in the fragility and crudeness of the stop motion animation.
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