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2014-12-08T22:33:15Z
In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, I thought it be appropriate to do a filmography of one of our favorite studios specializing in holiday specials; Rankin/Bass.

Legend:
-On DVD
-On Blu-ray

TV Specials/Films

1964:

Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer Deluxe Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition

-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (1999 Release)
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (2000 release)
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (2002 Release)
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (2004 Release)
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (2004 Release with bonus CD)
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (2007 Release)
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (2010 Re-release)
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer Deluxe Edition
-The Original Television Holiday Classics
-The Holly Jolly Christmas! Collection
-The Original Television Christmas Classics
-The Original Television Christmas Classics (2006 Re-release with Music CD)
-The Original Christmas Classics Limited Keepsake Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics (2010 Re-release)
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition


Return To Oz
-Return To Oz

1965:

The Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Show

1966:

The Ballad Of Smokey The Bear

1967:

The Cricket on the Hearth
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition

-The Cricket on the Hearth
-The Original Television Christmas Classics (2006 Re-release with Music CD)
-The Cricket on the Hearth (2007 Release)
-The Original Christmas Classics Limited Keepsake Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics (2010 Re-release)
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition


1968:

The Mouse on the Mayflower

The Little Drummer Boy
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition

-Little Drummer Boy
-The Little Drummer Boy (2007 Re-release)
-The Little Drummer Boy (2011 Re-release)
-The Little Drummer Boy (2018 Universal release)
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2001 Re-release)
-The Original Television Holiday Classics
-The Holly Jolly Christmas! Collection
-The Original Television Christmas Classics
-The Original Television Christmas Classics (2006 Re-release with Music CD)
-The Original Christmas Classics Limited Keepsake Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics (2010 Re-release)
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition


1969:

Frosty The Snowman
-Frosty The Snowman
-Frosty The Snowman 45th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-Frosty The Snowman Deluxe Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition

-Frosty The Snowman (2000 Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2001 Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2002 Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2004 Classic Media Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2007 Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2010 Re-release)
-Frosty The Snowman 45th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-Frosty The Snowman Deluxe Edition
-The Original Television Holiday Classics
-The Holly Jolly Christmas! Collection
-The Original Television Christmas Classics
-The Original Television Christmas Classics (2006 Re-release with Music CD)
-The Original Christmas Classics Limited Keepsake Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics (2010 Re-release)
-The Legend of Frosty the Snowman Collection
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition


1970:

The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians

Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town 45th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town Deluxe Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition

-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2001 Release)
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2001 Re-release)
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2004 Release)
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2004 Release with bonus CD)
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2007 Release)
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (2010 Re-release)
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town 45th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town Deluxe Edition
-The Original Television Holiday Classics
-The Holly Jolly Christmas! Collection
-The Original Television Christmas Classics
-The Original Television Christmas Classics (2006 Re-release with Music CD)
-The Original Christmas Classics Limited Keepsake Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics (2010 Re-release)
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Specials Collection Deluxe Edition


1971:

Here Comes Peter Cottontail
-Here Comes Peter Cottontail (Edited)
-Here Comes Peter Cottontail (2002 Release)
-Here Comes Peter Cottontail (2005 Release)
-Here Comes Peter Cottontail (2009 Remastered Release)
-The Peter Cottontail Collection


1972:

The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor's New Clothes
-The Emperor's New Clothes 30th Anniversary Edition

Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters
-Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters

Willie Mays and The Say-Hey Kid

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
-Festival of Family Classics Adventures Volume 1

Red Baron

1974:

That Girl In Wonderland

'Twas the Night Before Christmas
-'Twas the Night Before Christmas Remastered Deluxe Edition
-Frosty's Winter Wonderland
-'Twas the Night Before Christmas Deluxe Edition
-Christmas Television Favorites
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-4 Kid Favorites: Merry Masterpieces


The Year Without a Santa Claus
-The Year Without a Santa Claus
-The Year Without a Santa Claus
-The Year Without a Santa Claus Deluxe Edition
-Christmas Television Favorites
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-Santa's Magical Stories


1975:

The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow
-The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow Remastered Deluxe Edition

1976:
The First Easter Rabbit
-The First Easter Rabbit Remastered Deluxe Edition
-Easter 3-Pack Fun
-4 Kid Favorites: Merry Masterpieces


Frosty's Winter Wonderland
-Frosty's Winter Wonderland
-Frosty's Winter Wonderland Deluxe Edition
-Christmas Television Favorites
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-4 Kid Favorites: Merry Masterpieces


Rudolph's Shiny New Year
-The Year Without a Santa Claus
-The Year Without a Santa Claus
-The Year Without a Santa Claus Deluxe Edition
-Christmas Television Favorites
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-Santa's Magical Stories


The Little Drummer Boy, Book II
-Rankin/Bass TV Holiday Favorites Collection Warner Archive DVD

1977:

The Easter Bunny is Comin' To Town
-The Easter Bunny is Comin' To Town
-The Easter Bunny is Comin' To Town Deluxe Edition
-Easter 3-Pack Fun


The Hobbit
-The Hobbit
-The Hobbit Remastered Deluxe Edition
-J.R.R. Tolkien Giftset


Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey
-The Year Without a Santa Claus
-The Year Without a Santa Claus
-The Year Without a Santa Claus Deluxe Edition
-The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus/Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey Warner Archive Double Feature
-Christmas Television Favorites
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-Santa's Magical Stories


1978:

The Stingiest Man in Town
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-Rankin/Bass TV Holiday Favorites Collection Warner Archive DVD


1979:

Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July
-Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July
-Christmas Television Favorites
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-Santa's Magical Stories


Jack Frost
-Jack Frost Remastered Deluxe Edition
-Santa's Magical Stories
-4 Kid Favorites: Merry Masterpieces


1980:

The Return of the King
-The Return of the King
-The Return of the King Remastered Deluxe Editio
-J.R.R. Tolkien Giftset


Pinocchio's Christmas
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-Santa's Magical Stories
-Rankin/Bass TV Holiday Favorites Collection Warner Archive DVD


1981:

The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold
-Classic Christmas Favorites
-Santa's Magical Stories
-Rankin/Bass TV Holiday Favorites Collection Warner Archive DVD


1982:

The Flight of Dragons
-The Flight of Dragons Warner Archive Blu-ray
-The Flight of Dragons Warner Archive DVD

1983:

The Coneheads

1985:

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
-The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus/Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey Warner Archive Double Feature

1987:

The Wind in the Willows
-The Wind in the Willows (Warner Archive Collection)

2001:

Santa, Baby!
-Santa, Baby!


Feature Films

1965:

Willy McBean and his Magic Machine

1966:

The Daydreamer
-The Daydreamer
-The Daydreamer (2008 Re-release)
-The Daydreamer (2012 Lionsgate DVD-R release)


1967:

The Wacky World Of Mother Goose
-The Wacky World of Mother Goose

Mad Monster Party
-Mad Monster Party
-Mad Monster Party
-Mad Monster Party (2005 Re-release)
-Mad Monster Party Special Edition


1982:

The Last Unicorn
-The Last Unicorn
-The Last Unicorn The Enchanted Edition

-The Last Unicorn
-The Last Unicorn 25th Anniversary Edition
-The Last Unicorn The Enchanted Edition


1999:

The King and I
-The King and I
-The King and I


TV Series

1960:

The New Adventures of Pinocchio

1961:

Tales of the Wizard of Oz

1966:

The King Kong Show
-King Kong: The Animated Series Volume 1
-King Kong: The Animated Series Volume 2


1969:

The Smokey Bear Show

1970:

Tomfoolery

The Reluctant Dragon and Mr. Toad Show

1971:

The Jackson 5ive
-The Jackson 5ive Complete Animated Series
-The Jackson 5ive Complete Animated Series

1972:

The Osmonds

Kid Power

Festival of Family Classics (see notes)
-Festival of Family Classics Adventures Volume 1
-Festival of Family Classics Adventures Volume 2
-Festival of Family Classics Adventures Volume 3
-Festival of Family Classics The Princess Collection
-Here Comes Peter Cottontail (2002 Release)
-Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters


1985:

ThunderCats
-Thundercats Season 1 Part 1
-ThunderCats Season 1 Volume 1
-ThunderCats Season 1 Volume 2
-ThunderCats Season 2 Volume 1
-ThunderCats Season 2 Volume 2
-ThunderCats Season 1 Part 2
-ThunderCats A New Beginning


1986:

Silverhawks
-Silverhawks Volume 1
-Silverhawks Volume 2


1987:

The Comic Strip


Micellaneous

1992:

Frosty Returns
-Frosty The Snowman
-Frosty the Snowman 45th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition

-Frosty The Snowman (2001 Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2002 Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2004 Classic Media Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2007 Release)
-Frosty The Snowman (2010 Re-release)
-Frosty the Snowman 45th Anniversary Collector's Edition
-The Original Television Holiday Classics
-The Holly Jolly Christmas! Collection
-The Original Television Christmas Classics
-The Original Television Christmas Classics (2006 Re-release with Music CD)
-The Original Christmas Classics Limited Keepsake Edition
-The Original Christmas Classics (2010 Re-release)
-The Legend of Frosty the Snowman Collection
-The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Edition


2001:

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys
-Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys

2005:

Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie
-Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie
-The Peter Cottontail Collection


The Legend of Frosty the Snowman
-The Legend of Frosty the Snowman
-The Legend of Frosty the Snowman Collection


2008:

A Miser Brothers' Christmas
-A Miser Brothers' Christmas
-Santa's Magical Stories


2011:

ThunderCats
-ThunderCats The Complete Series
-ThunderCats Season 1, Book 1
-ThunderCats Season 1, Book 2
-ThunderCats Season 1, Book 3



Notes:
-Because this filmography is US based, Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July is placed here as a TV movie (it was released theatrically in international territories).
-Festival of Family Classics Adventures Volume 1 features the 2-part 1-hour specials Around The World In 80 Days and 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.
-Festival of Family Classics Adventures Volume 2 features Arabian Nights and Robin Hood
-Festival of Family Classics Adventures Volume 3 features Swiss Family Robinson and Robinson Crusoe
-Festival of Family Classics The Princess Collection features Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White, and Alice in Wonderland
-The 2002 DVD release of Here Comes Peter Cottontail (2002 Release) features the Festival of Family Classics episode, Puss in Boots.
-The Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters DVD includes the Festival of Family Classics episode, Jack o' Lantern.
Red_Demon
2014-12-14T22:25:05Z
In the spirit of filmography, I still believe this site could be the best all others. I think all official releases, across all formats, should be included!!! With the current economy and the corporations re-releasing the same ole same ole, the older formats should be included!!! Another fact is with the PC environment, some of the later releases have (edited scenes, re-dubbed audio, missing scenes, etc.)

Along that line of thought, listed releases should be annotated with known issues!
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2018-09-01T18:06:07Z
After a 4 year hiatus, the filmography has been updated to include the upcoming releases from DreamWorks/Universal.
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2020-06-10T20:16:35Z
The King and I coming to Blu-ray from Mill Creek this September (apparently this was a Morgan Creek title and Warner no longer owns the rights since Sony acquired the library for home video distribution):


https://www.amazon.com/K...ichardson/dp/B089TVBWWW/ 


So it's now been added!
WaltWiz1901
2020-06-10T21:49:50Z
A few corrections and additions:
- The "2000 alternate cover release" of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is actually the 1999 release; the special was first released on DVD in 1999 (with the same cover art as the 1998 VHS and no bonuses) and a "definitive" version was released the following year
- The "2004 Sony Wonder version" of Frosty the Snowman (which I assume refers to the only pre-2018 release without Frosty Returns tacked on as a bonus) and the 2000 release of Santa Claus is Comin' to Town are actually both from 2001 (I have the former, which I came across at a Suncoast store at the mall last Christmas, and it was copyrighted 2001; I don't doubt the latter is, too). There was also a variant of "The Original Television Holiday Classics" set with those discs included (and, thus, without Returns and The Little Drummer Boy)
- For the 2002 holiday season, the DVDs of Rudolph, Frosty/Frosty Returns, and Santa/Little Drummer Boy with the Golden Books/Rankin/Bass covers were (also?) issued as part of "The Holly Jolly Christmas! Collection"