TV Movie | TV-G | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Mickey Rooney returned to voice Santa Claus in the 1974 Rankin/Bass special, The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974). Shirley Booth voiced Mrs. Claus in the latter.
Today, children everywhere are making preparations for an event of world shaking significance: the annual visit of Santa Claus. Informed sources report that legions of junior citizens are making monumental efforts not to cry and not to pout. ...
When the children are naming off Santa's reindeer, one of them refers to Blitzen as "Blitster". This was not corrected to make dialogue more endearing since young children often mispronounce words.
The ABC family version as of 2010 adds back the songs "A Kiss A Toy" and "My World is Beginning Today," but still deletes the scene where Burgermeister burns the toys.