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one month ago

So I've recently been craving some warm, cosy Christmassy nostalgia and indulging it by binging all the old obscure Christmassy cartoons that I remember from when I was little and quite happily finding that they're all on youtube.

I'll put together a list of all the oldies that I remember. Would be great if any of you guys can add to the list any old obscure Christmassy movies that you remember from when you were kids, because these obscure oldies are really difficult to find unless you know what they're called. (Try looking up Christmas movies and you'll get a million lists all with the same dozen movies in slightly different orders.)

The Snowman (Well, this one's not obscure but it is awesome and on youtube.)

Father Christmas (Made by the same people who made The Snowman, really lovely animation style.)

The Tailor of Gloucester (A very lovely Beatrix Potter story. The nostlagia is strong with this one.) 

The Night Before Christmas (A silly Symphony Short)

Santa's Workshop (Another Silly Symphany Short with some adorable old fashioned racism.)

The Willows in Winter (Sequel to The Wind in the Willows. A particularly pretty film to watch.)

The First Snow of Winter (A lovely story about a little duck who breaks his wing and can't fly south for Winter.)

The Nutcracker Prince (The only adaptaion of the Nutcracker that I'm aware of that isn't completely God awful.)

Santa and the Three Bears (Happy I stumbled on this because otherwise I'd have completely forgotten it.)

Frosty the Snowman (Actually never saw this one as a kid but glad I found it. Definitely a classic.)

A Christmas Carol (Quite a few Christmas Carol cartoons on youtube. Most are shit. This one is not.)

The Little Drummer Boy (For all you stop motion fans. Think it's made by the same people who did Rudolph.)

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one month ago
Interesting, I haven't even heard of most of these.

Now I sure wouldn't count it as obscure, but it's possible the kids these days didn't grow up watching that old stop motion Rudolph movie Every. Single. Year.

Never was sure if I liked the movie even when I was tiny, but there wasn't a whole lot else on our three TV channels so it was mandatory watching, and it is....an interesting relic, if nothing else.

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one month ago

The abominable snowman was some good nightmare fuel ^_^

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one month ago

Don't forget about Frosty Returns. It is the sequel to the version of Frosty The Snowman you posted above. I remember liking both as a kid.

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one month ago

I shall watch it. ^_^

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one month ago

I hope you enjoy it! I've heard there is also a movie titled "Frosty's Winter Wonderland" where frosty gets a wife. That one is not one I'm familiar with though. Apparently, the one I posted is the third movie in the frosty series and this other one is the second. Both might be worth a watch.

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one month ago

Awh, I like this one! The kids remind me a lot of Charlie Brown. ^_^

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one month ago

You're welcome.

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one month ago

Well at least a cartoon of Boba Fett is in it. Lol.

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one month ago

His first appearance, as I recall.

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one month ago

Truely George Lucas's greatest masterpiece. ^_^

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one month ago

Here's another one from when I was little:

The Snow Queen

Apparently Frozen was supposed to be based on this. Personally I don't see any resemblance other than both films have a character that controls snow and ice. Either way I remember enjoying this one because it had a fun collection of villains. ^_^

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one month ago
Ah cool, I used to really like the fairy tale. Didn't realize there was an adaption that remotely resembled it.

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one month ago
I remember there was a rumor going around that Elsa was meant to become the villain when they were originally planning Frozen. Not sure that was based on anything substantial, but it would've fit the fairy tale better, and Let It Go was this bombastic emotional song like villains tend to get.

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one month ago

I never was a massive Let It Go fan, but imagining it as a villain song does make it seem substantially more epic. ^_^

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one month ago

I used to like a movie called "The Snow Queen's Revenge," but I don't remember this one. I wonder if the movie I watched was actually a sequel. Oh, yep it was. Man, my mom must have been cheap or something. We only had the second movie.

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one month ago

I should watch that one. ^_^

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one month ago

I remember it being very good, even without seeing the original. That was a long time ago though.

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one month ago

Also, not a cartoon but I'm very happy to see that Youtube had this. I'll just call it:

A Very EndMaster Christmas ^_^

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one month ago
Oh, I love the Hogfather! Easily some of my favorite characters.

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one month ago

Definitely makes my top 10 Christmas movies. ^_^

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one month ago
This has always been one of my favorites.

Oh, and this one.

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one month ago

Saw it coming. Still clicked on it. >.<

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one month ago
:)

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one month ago

Nearly forgot about Robbie the Reindeer. I think it's made by the same people as Wallace and Gromit. ^_^

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one month ago

That reminds me of "Olive the Other Reindeer." It's a book and movie that's pretty funny. I'm pretty sure it's on YouTube, but I don't have a link for you. It's about a dog named Olive that hears the part of the Rudolph song that is "all of the other reindeer" and thinks Santa needs help from "Olive, the other reindeer".

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one month ago

I remember that one! ^_^

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one month ago
Wait, just to clarify, Is this the Rudolph with the glowing red nose?

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one month ago

Correct. This particular story has little, or nothing, to do with him. The movie just makes a joke about the song that is about him.

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one month ago
I've never seen the movie or heard what song you're talking about, but it sounds interesting :D

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one month ago

That kind of surprises me, but I grew up in an area and time where everyone knew it. There is a link to the movie that Mizal posted a link to (didn't click it to check, but I know what movie it is from the description). The song should be easy to find. You can probably do an internet search for "Roudolph the red nosed reindeer song" if you want to hear it. There should be a version by every American singer who ever lived. The country versions sometimes change things up a bit, by calling him "Rudy" and adding country words like "red-beaked" rather than "red nose," so I would avoid those, haha. 

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one month ago
Okay I'll do that. :D Wait, "red-beaked" I thought this dude was a reindeer lol

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one month ago

I refuse to believe that you have never heard Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer.

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one month ago
I have heard of him, but never heard the song i heard of him when I was 8, I think.

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one month ago

I believe the lyrics were:

 

Rudolph the red nosed reindeer,

Had a very dirty nose.

And if you're where he sticks it,

You would need a change of clothes.

 

All of the other reindeer,

Said that he should be ashamed.

Poor Ruldolph was bombarded,

With sexual harrassment claims.

 

Then one lonely Christmas Eve,

Santa got randy,

And Rudolph with his nose a-lit,

Got his nostrils full of shit.

 

Now all the other reindeer,

Call him by a different name.

Rudolph the brown nosed reindeer,

Earned himself some pornhub fame! ^_^

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one month ago
I refuse to believe any American can go 12 years without hearing that song even once.

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one month ago

Oh, she is American? I wasn't sure. It's in the radio every year from like November to February. Wait, does anyone listen to the radio anymore? Umm... it's on the "Christmas classics" on iTunes, I think.

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one month ago
Actually, I'm Indian. And wow, those lyrics are... Wasn't this supposed to be for kids?!

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one month ago

That makes a lot more sense. Those lyrics are a joke or parody. She changed the words to make it dirty.

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29 days ago

No, those are the real words. My big brother told me so. ^_^

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27 days ago
@FemaleWolverine

This is the real song, although it's been covered a billion times by different artists. The names it lists in the beginning are all the OG reindeer known to pull the sleigh, although many many more kids now know about Rudolph than any of them.

And the song itself came from a children's book produced by an employee at Montgomery Ward, with millions of copies given out to kids whose families visited the stores.

It'd really just be remembered as a very successful marketing gimmick, but the author had a little girl and a sad cancer wife and this was all on the eve of WWII and the success of it was really important to him, so the creation of Rudolph itself lingered as a decent inspirational story in its own right. Later on he was given the rights by the company and that's why there went on to be toys and songs and other things beyond the book.

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28 days ago

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28 days ago
Ah yes, the annual Christmas visit to crazy old Grandpa Pedo.

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28 days ago
Well I just found an odd one.

The Christmas Dragon

In Medieval Europe – Father Christmas is a fading memory, after Christmas hasn’t come for several years. A young orphan girl called Ayden receives a magic crystal from a dying elf, with a warning that the North has lost its magic, Santa is dying and that she alone can save Christmas. Ayden and her orphan friends begin a perilous journey, and must escape dragons, goblins, bandits, ogres and other fantasy creatures as they team up with Airk, the wayward son of Father Christmas, and a young dragon that Ayden bonds with to return a stolen Christmas orb to the North.

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28 days ago

I bet this person just finished reading the hobbit when they wrote this. That, or they were really REALLY high.

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28 days ago

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28 days ago

I'll have to give this one a watch later. ^_^

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28 days ago

Made it about 10 minutes through. 240p was giving me a headache. >.<

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28 days ago

Based on those ten minutes, was the creator high, just finished reading the hobbit, or both?

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28 days ago

I wish. More likely he was drunk and just finished reading Eragon. >.<

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28 days ago

Ouch...

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28 days ago
I think Santa is some kind of wizard god here, fueled by the gratitude of his subjects. In the first minute I watched, a little girl gets some crappy peasant gift and excitedly thanks her parents. They gently shush her and tell her to thank Santa. So she gazes up at the rafters of their rat infested hovel and reverently whispers her thanks. And then there's a cut to far away where the crystal ball on Santadalf's sceptre glows blue as her gratitude is trapped within it to be used for whatever nefarious purpose.

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27 days ago

Does this move the entire movie into a category where it's so bad that I have to watch it, or should I just enjoy the good Christmas movies that I like? These are the questions in life.

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27 days ago

Someone already mentioned it, but I used to watch "Olive, The Other Reindeer" when I was a kid.

Unique animation style.

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27 days ago
Oh, interesting, it's Matt Groening. That's the Simpsons and Futurama guy.

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26 days ago

OMG, I didn't know that! ^_^