Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Rankin/ Bass Present The Classic Christmas Specials Collection Now in 4K Ultra HD

 


Rankin/ Bass Present The Classic Christmas Specials Collection is newly restored on both 4K Ultra HD and Blu-Ray and comes out November 1, 2022, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. 'Tis the season to enjoy the timeless holiday favorites in The Classic Christmas Specials Collection featuring three unforgettable stories. 


Produced by Rankin/Bass, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Santa Claus is Comin' To Town feature iconic ""Animagic"" stop-motion animation, and Frosty the Snowman is beautifully animated. Starring the voice talents of Fred Astaire, Jimmy Durante, Mickey Rooney, Burl Ives, and many more, these favorites also feature some of the most beloved songs of the season and are sure to entertain audiences of all ages for generations to come!


Bonus Content:

Disc 1 - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer:

·         Features High Dynamic Range (HDR10) for Brighter, Deeper, More Lifelike Color

·         The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass

·         Restoring the Puppets of Rudolph

·         Reimagining Rudolph in 4D

·         Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Attraction Film

·         T.E.A.M. Rudolph and the Reindeer Games


Disc 2 - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer:

·         The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass

·         Restoring the Puppets of Rudolph

·         Reimagining Rudolph in 4D

·         Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Attraction Film

·         T.E.A.M. Rudolph and the Reindeer Games





Disc 3 - Frosty the Snowman:

·         Features High Dynamic Range (HDR10) for Brighter, Deeper, More Lifelike Color

·         The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass

·         Original Pencil Test

·         Commentary with Animation Historian Mark Evanier


Disc 4 - Frosty the Snowman:

·         The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass

·         Original Pencil Test

·         Commentary by Animation Historian Mark Evanier



Disc 5 - Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town:

·         Features High Dynamic Range (HDR10) for Brighter, Deeper, More Lifelike Color

·         The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass

·         Commentary with Animation Historian Greg Ehrbar

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Disc 6 - Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town:

·         The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass

·         Commentary by Animation Historian Greg Ehrbar

 

My Opinion: I watch these every year even as an adult as they are so cool and bring back so many great childhood memories I had at Christmastime. I can share this classic with the current generation of kids to watch. The quality is great and worth buying to watch every year. 

Purchase at https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Christmas-Specials-Collection-Blu-ray/dp/B0BD931NJG



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