TV SPECIAL DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER 

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Canadian actress Billie Mae Richards is the voice of Rudolph in the stop-
motion TV favorite.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Christmas TV special that was produced in
stop motion animation by Rank/Bass. It first aired Sunday, December 6, 1964, on the NBC television network and was sponsored by General Electric and later moved to
CBS in 1972. It has been telecast every since, making it the longest running Christmas TV special, and one of only four 1960s Christmas specials still airing, the others being
A Charlie Brown Christmas, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and Frosty the Snowman.

 

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  1. Barby says:

    This was terrific stuff!! Thanks Bob!

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