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Rankin, Arthur Jr

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Most widely held works about Arthur Rankin
Most widely held works by Arthur Rankin
Frosty the Snowman by Romeo Muller( Visual )

53 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty the snowman: When Frosty comes to life, he must weather a storm of adventures and the plans of an evil magician before he can find safety and happiness at the North Pole. Frosty returns: When a power-hungry tycoon invents a product that will eliminate snow, Holly must convince the people of Beansboro to save the snow and her friend Frosty
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Romeo Muller( Visual )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas will be cancelled unless Santa can find a way to guide his sleigh through a blizzard
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

44 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is middle earth. The time is long ago, when man shared his days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Bilbo Baggins is a hero and a hobbit, a roundish, peaceable homebody who sets off on a dangerous quest -- even though adventures make hobbits late for dinner!
The last unicorn by Peter S Beagle( Visual )

52 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely unicorn, believing herself to be the last, searches for any others of her kind, while avoiding the malevolent Red Bull, the agent believed to have destroyed the rest of her herd. She finally finds help from a magician named Schmendrick and a knight named Prince Lir
Santa Claus is comin' to town by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

39 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where does Santa's suit come from? Why does he slide down the chimney? Why does he live at the North Pole? The answers to all these questions and the origins of our favorite holiday traditions are revealed in this classic about Kris Kringle, the world's most famous gift-giver
The year without a Santa Claus( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nestor the long-eared Christmas donkey: An outcast donkey escorts an expectant couple to Bethlehem
Here comes Peter Cottontail by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Cottontail wants to be the chief Easter Bunny and everyone in April Valley agrees, except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than his rival to earn the top spot and save Easter for children everywhere
Frosty's winter wonderland( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frosty's winter wonderland: Frosty the snowman comes to life and his friends build him a snowwife. The snowpeople fall in love and prepare for a lavish wedding celebration. But the evil Jack Frost freezes Frosty lifeless. Only a special warm kiss placed onto Frosty's cold cheek and the words "I love you" can bring him back to life
The little drummer boy by Katherine Davis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphaned drummer boy witnesses the birth of baby Jesus. Having no gift for him he gives the only thing he has - a song
The Easter Bunny is comin' to town( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny. An uplifting message that teaches children about the origins of Easter traditions such as Easter Egg Hunts, Egg Rolling Contests and Easter Bonnets
The first Easter Rabbit( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuffy the Rabbit is a cuddly toy who magically comes to life and jouneys to Easter Valley, an enchanted realm where it's always springtime, even though it's not all that far from Santa's house. From there, the Bunny hopes to bring the first-ever basket of Easter goodies to children. Unfortunately, a cold-hearted ice creature named Zero refuses to allow such happiness. If Zero has his way, he will freeze out Easter celebrations forever
Cricket on the hearth by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. It tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter which were helped by a Cricket named Crocket on Christmas morning. Crocket restores peace and happiness when tragedy strikes the family
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle
J.R.R. Tolkien's return of the king( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo the hobbit is back to battle the evil forces that have invaded Middle Earth. This continues the quest for the now-villainous Ring. Frodo vows to destroy the Ring, even if it costs him his own life. He pursues the Ring to the inside of Mount Doom, a volcano. He does this on behalf of good-guy Aragon, who will never be able to escape the dreaded land of Sauron so long as the Ring retains its evil powers
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated adaptation of the musical, with additions such as an evil sorceror plotting to steal the throne and playful new characters "kids will love."
'Twas the night before Christmas by Joel Grey( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A town must find a way to bring Santa back after a published letter doubts his existence
Rudolph & Frosty's Christmas in July( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Claus must save Frosty and Rudolph from a bad wizard
Mad monster party by Boris Karloff( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr. Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls a convention of monsters to elect his successor
One Christmas( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Sister Theresa rescues an orphan shepherd boy from a lightning storm, she lovingly nurses him back to health. However, the boy suffered injuries during the storm and wakes up blind and discouraged in his new surroundings. With Sister Theresa's help, the pint-sized shepherd with the king-sized heart learns that seeing goes deeper than what your eyes show you. Together, they discover that unconditional love can overcome any obstacles
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
Alternative Names
Arthur Gardner Rankin 1924-2014 Jr

Arthur Gardner Rankin Jr. 1924-2014

Arthur Rankin

Arthur Rankin Jr. Amerikaans filmregisseur (1924-2014)

Arthur Rankin jr. amerikansk regissør

Arthur Rankin Jr. director, productor y guionista de cine bermudeño

Arthur Rankin Jr. regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Rankin, Arthur 1924-2014

Rankin, Arthur Gadner, Jr. 1924-2014

Rankin, Arthur Gardner.

Rankin Arthur Jr 1924-2014

Άρθουρ Ράνκιν Τζούνιορ

Ранкин, Артур

란킨, 아서 1924-2014 주니어

란킨, 아서 주니어 1924-2014


English (357)

Spanish (9)

German (1)

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeerThe year without a Santa ClausHere comes Peter CottontailThe Easter Bunny is comin' to townThe first Easter Rabbit'Twas the night before Christmas