Christmas Nostalgia

An oldie but a goodie to share this time of year!
Happy Holidays!
Warmly, Jill

Drinks with films

The Misfit Toys from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Some people get in the holiday spirit by decorating a tree, polishing the menorah or baking something from an old family recipe…I pull out the movies!

For me, nothing says Christmas like the old stop-motion animated cartoons from the early 70’s. TheLittle Drummer Boy (1968), The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) come to mind.Even though I couldn’t remember the title of one of my favorite cartoons from childhood, I could hum the theme “Put One Foot In Front of the Other” — finally I had to go search the interwebs. The film is Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town.

There’s a charm and simplicity to theseRankin/Bass Productions. They’re endearing. There are catchy songs, And they feature a hero’s journey….sometimes all the way to the Island of Misfit Toys! All of them are…

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