Rankin/Bass Productions (1970)

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    jgidley Posted 2 years 9 months ago
    omg i miss this from my childhood. what a great bumper.
    poop785 Posted 2 years 10 months ago
    i rember this after frosty the snowman and roudolph
    matthewcool70 Posted 4 years 10 months ago
    OMG what happened to this one??!!!!!
    therogueranger Posted 5 years 9 months ago
    R and B made so many awesome shows, virtually all the animated Christmas specials and my favorite of all, The Hobbit!
    mrmusic Posted 6 years 1 month ago
    "Put one foot in front of the ooother. And soon you'll be walkin' across the floor....."
    vernonbishop Posted 6 years 4 months ago
    This brings back memories of my childhood : )

    Pleasant ones, that is... : )))
    pbsdudes Posted 6 years 6 months ago
    That Rankin-Bass Productions logo was taken from Santa Claus Is Coming To Town from F.H.E.
    Celeste Posted 6 years 8 months ago
    Excuse me? I wasn't critizing anything. That comment was far from being critical.
    Geeze can't I have an opinion about something on here without getting my head cut off and have someone thinking that I'm nothing more than a trashy critic who sits here pissing and moaning about how bad the quality of about 10 seconds of video is?
    I said that it was good to see the video on here meaning that even though the quality of the video isn't very good I still liked it.
    jaw970 Posted 6 years 9 months ago
    Celeste, why do you feel it necessary to critisize someone else's efforts? Don't you think that the person that uploaded this clip already knows that the video isn't the best? I don't see you posting any stellar quality clips.
    CartoonDragon Posted 6 years 10 months ago
    *sniff* the memowies are too stwong!
    Fyne T(oo)ning Posted 6 years 11 months ago
    I noticed no one here mentioned the fact that this was the same animation studio that, along with all those beloved holiday specials and the "Thundercats" series, also produced the Jackson 5 AND Osmonds cartoon series (well, that was before your time anyway, kids; ask your folks, they'll remember). They also produced an animated series featuring a really cheapjack anime version of King Kong in the late 60's which had a companion feature called "Tom of T.H.U.M.B.".
    Celeste Posted 6 years 11 months ago
    Not the best quality video I ever saw but it's still nice to see.
    Does anyone have the other Rankin Bass logo that doesn't have the TV-like blue in the background?
    Jack Bauer Posted 7 years 2 months ago
    Ahhhhh the memories. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer always had this logo back in the day.
    MegtheEgg86 Posted 7 years 3 months ago
    Warner Bros. has all of Rankin/Bass' 1980s stuff. They acquired Lorimar Telepictures sometime in the late 1980s.
    Celeste Posted 7 years 3 months ago
    Did Lorimar take over Rankin Bass? I have the Thundercats on DVD and at the end it says "Rankin Bass Animated Entertainment for Lorimar Telepictures" so I wondered what happened?
    MegtheEgg86 Posted 7 years 3 months ago
    I remember another version of this; the logo was on a simple cream background instead of on that white box shape in front of the blue background. I believe the music remained the same, however. Perhaps it was one of the more recent versions, because if I'm not mistaken this was the one the company used until around '73 or '74.
    carsonmax Posted 7 years 4 months ago
    Oh my god. I totally forgot about this one.
    ChowTimer Posted 7 years 4 months ago
    I have some old rinkin bass videos, so i can see it anytime i want to. and I read an article that saud people were scared of the logo.
    Demache Posted 7 years 8 months ago
    you need flash player to play teh video. duh...
    ooliyo Posted 7 years 9 months ago
    Most folks only recognize Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass for their christmas movies, but they the went into animation for such films like The Hobbit and all the other Lord OfThe Rings animated films, and they created Thundercats.
    bryon395 Posted 7 years 9 months ago
    I can't play that stupid .flv file :( I remember the logo though..it played at the end of the puppet Christmas shows (Rudolph, etc.)
    shiroihikari Posted 7 years 10 months ago
    I remember this, but I was always afraid of it as a kid. Now I just think the music is obnoxious.
    rksexy2finger Posted 7 years 10 months ago
    Yeah it does remind me of christmas because it is on a couple of christmas videos I own.
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