It already nearing its end run on regular television when I was getting into and , and we never had cable so the chances of seeing it were slim. The Year Without a Santa Claus may introduce the notion of not believing in Santa to some children for the first time, and parents may want to be ready for that discussion. Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Vixen takes ill when she travels to the American South because she isn't used to the heat. Claus goes over their heads and straight to the source -. Unfortunately, the Mayor will only believe their story if the elves can use their magic to make it snow in Southtown. Why is it special to you? Aided by a magical snowfall, they reawaken the spirit of Christmas in children's hearts and put Santa back in action.
The children of the world line up to give presents to Santa. It aired regularly until 1980 and is still seen on cable during the holiday season. Back at the North Pole, Santa learns of his wife's plot to resurrect Christmas and sets off, accompanied by his flying reindeer , to assist the helpless elves in a dangerous world they know nothing of. The kindly woman, and mother to the elements, serves tea as she coerces her sons to cooperate for the greater good, if they don't want to face her wrath if they refuse. After they encounter a grouchy woman on the street and fail to produce the results they seek, Jingle and Jangle approach a group of nonchalant schoolchildren, including a boy named.
However, the elves will have to get past the spirts of heat and snow, and then make their way to a snowless town to find Christmas-loving children. Claus and Jingle, Jangle, and Vixen must prove to Santa that he is needed by the world. Sad children write notes and send gifts to Santa, turning Christmas into a holiday of giving and loving rather than one of receiving. Santa, feeling under the weather and certain that the world is low on Christmas spirit, cancels Christmas. His spirits lifted, Santa is told by Iggy that the two elves went to go get their dog out of the pound, so he heads off to bail Vixen out himself, and not a moment too soon, as the little doe has fallen ill in the warm weather. My sons are really the star of this show…Santa Whom? And he seems to think that the world doesn't care about him or Christmas anymore. Santa has tea with the Thistlewhite family.
Claus arrives at Mother Nature's house where she persuades Heat Miser and Snow Miser to compromise. Two of his elves, Jingle Bells and Jangle Bells decided to go out with Vixen to find children to convince Santa that the Christmas spirit is still important to everybody else. Santa knows their mom--Mother Nature. How do you think that makes Santa feel? Snow Miser declares that the town is under Heat Miser's control. Children cry when they realize that Santa doesn't know they believe in him. But that doesn't sit well with Mrs Claus.
Appalled at the very idea of letting his stepbrother allow snow to fall in his territory, Heat Miser refuses, saying he will only agree to the deal if Snow Miser gives him control over the North Pole's weather in exchange. Claus, elves, and reindeer conspire to prove that the world still has the spirit and believes in Santa. Claus and Juan Chioron played the voice of Snow Miser. The special ends with a reprise of the title song in the present as Santa got up from his bed to dress himself, and with his reindeer hitched up and his sleigh loaded with gifts, he took off to bring the joy of Christmas to the children of the world. The film opens with Santa Claus suffering from a bad cold, and lamenting the fact that he may have to call in sick for Christmas. With the town of South Town as the battlefront, Jingle, Jangle, and Mrs.
Claus tells us about the time Santa had a bad cold and decided to take a vacation from Christmas. Claus hatches a plan to motivate Santa. This renewed demonstration of spirit impels Santa to jump on his sleigh and un-cancel Christmas. It is based on the 1957 story by Phyllis McGinley. The Mayor laughs hysterically at their story but agrees to free Vixen if Jingle and Jangle prove that they are elves by making it snow in Southtown on Christmas Day.
. When Snow Miser refuses, Mrs. Les spectateurs ont donné une note de quatre sur cinq avec 3,933 votes. She orders them to leave the North Pole in the weeks leading up to Christmas, to find a town where they could rally up some Christmas cheer to convince Santa to still perform his annual journey. After a rousing dance number with his , the wizard agrees to make it snow in Southtown only if his stepbrother, who controls the weather in that part of the world, will allow it. Shirley Booth has the perfect old-fashioned school teacher-y voice, having fun with a Mrs.
Two of his elves, Jingle Bells and Jangle Bells decided to go out with Vixen to find children to convince Santa that the Christmas spirit is still important to everybody else. Right around Christmas time, Santa Claus suddenly comes down with a cold and decides to cancel his annual flight delivering toys. Santa decides to take a holiday instead of delivering gifts, and leaves it to two elves, Jingle and Jangle, to find proof that people still believe in Santa Claus. Le film a été présenté dans le cinéma en. To make matters worse, the reindeer poses as a dog to fit in and is hauled away by a dog-catcher.
Rooney and Irving reprised their original roles as Santa Claus and Heat Miser, while Catherine Disher portrayed Mrs. But 4- and 5-year-olds may still be able to appreciate the way this resembles a recorded puppet show, a kind of old-style cartoon with its own set of charms. Les marques citées sur cette page sont la propriété de leurs titulaires. Claus on the roof of the Thistlewhites' house were skipped. Figuring that the mayor's request could help boost the spirits of the town and her husband as well, the woman arrives in a sleigh, pulled by the reindeer , and takes Jingle, Jangle and Iggy with her to see Snow Miser. When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs.