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Voices Of Jimmy Durante, Jackie Vernon. The Original Celebrated Holiday Classic Brings Plenty Of Yuletide Cheer With The Hot And Cold" Story Of The Jolly Happy Soul. Animated. 1969/Color/30 Min/Nr/Fullscreen.
Jimmy Durante narrates this Christmas story that is based on the song of the same name. To make up for the fact that her students are in school on Christmas Eve, the local schoolteacher hires the magician Professor Hinkle to entertain the kids. Unfortunately, he's not a very good magician. Frustrated in his attempt to pull a rabbit out of his hat, he throws it away in anger. Outside, the kids build a snowman (what to call it? Harold? Oatmeal? Frosty!), and when the hat blows onto it, the snowman comes to life. Professor Hinkle decides he wants the hat back so he can make money off of its newfound magical properties, but the kids want to save Frosty. When the temperature starts to rise, a new problem threatens Frosty's existence. Karen, the leader of the children, comes up with a plan to save him: take him on a train to the North Pole, where it's always cold. With a cameo by Santa Claus and the promise of Frosty's return every year, this story of life, death, and holiday cheer is glazed with the sweet frosting of hope and happiness. A true holiday classic. --Andy Spletzer --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The song is cheerful all on its own, but when coupled with this fine 50-minute holiday classic movie, the song holds its own against "Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Read morePublished 15 months ago by AJ Mittendorf
An essential addition top our library of compulsory-watch Christmas dvds that we once watched on TV as parents with our kids.Published 18 months ago by Maurice A. Rhodes
"Frosty the Snowman" ranks up there with "Rudolph". Both of them are repeatedly shown every Christmas. That's a good thing! Read morePublished on Dec 14 2002 by Josh P.
This was the one that I had to watch growing up. If I missed it on TV I was really upset. I love the fact that I can share this one with my child. Read morePublished on Jan. 25 2002 by "hmlmom"
When I watched this as a kid, I was always sad that Frosty melted. Now I see all kinds of analogies in the story. Deep meaning aside, my kids love this cartoon and so do I. Read morePublished on Jan. 24 2002
Frosty the Snowman:a wonderful Christmas classic!Beautiful
animation,wonderful storyline and unforgettable songs! Read more
This delightful 1969 animation based on the popular song is a holiday treat that many of us grew up watching, and now we can share it with our children. Read morePublished on Dec 9 2000 by "flickjunkie"
Well, this does not have the captivating qualities of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" or "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2000 by Sean Ares Hirsch