Monday, December 29, 2014

Rankin/Bass' Rudolph's Shiny New Year on ABC TV Tonight!

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Robert Morse

We got a really nice phone call Christmas morning from actor Robert Morse (My first call on my Blue tooth Stereo). He said my book really meant a lot to him :)

Sunday, December 28, 2014


Two VIPs that have been left out of all of the year end reviews that I know of (Chalk it up to dumbed down producers). Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Larry D. Mann did pass away in 2014 and have touched millions of people's lives with their work in entertainment, that will resonate for a long, long time to



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A few more surviving Animagic figures from Japan :) The non-speaking Mrs. C from Rankin/Bass' Nestor, the long-eared donkey (1977) and Santa Claus from Rankin/Bass' Pinocchio's Christmas (1980)

Saturday, December 27, 2014

A few of my presents from Denise..

The Great AK

The Animagic figure of The Great AK from RANKIN/BASS' THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS (1985) as he appears today. In my interviews, I often get asked, which was their last Animagic production? This was it Arthur wasn't too fond of it, BUT it has a pretty big fan base.

Also celebrating it's 40th Anniversary...

Watched it multiple times this year!  What an Excellent Laws/Bass soundtrack!!!

Had ornaments like these for years...these arrived today :)

Tuesday, December 23, 2014


A Four pack discount!

PAUL COKER, JR.'s 2014 Christmas card


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