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The First Easter Rabbit (1976)

A beloved toy stuffed rabbit is rescued by a fairy to be the first Easter Rabbit.

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Jules Bass (as Julian P. Gardner)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Burl Ives ... Narrator / Older Stuffy (voice)
Robert Morse ... Young Stuffy (voice)
Stan Freberg ... Flops (voice)
Paul Frees ... Spatz / Zero / Santa (voice)
Don Messick ... Whiskers / Jonathan / Bruce (voice)
Joan Gardner Joan Gardner ... Elizabeth / Calliope (voice)
Dina Lynn Dina Lynn ... Glinda (voice)
Christine Winter Christine Winter ... Vocalist (voice)
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A toy bunny named Stuffy comes to life. He goes to Easter Valley where he is assigned the task of being the first Easter Rabbit. But a wicked ice creature named Zero wants to freeze Easter Valley. Easter Valley must be saved so Stuffy can deliver the baskets of eggs! Written by mm6189

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easter | toy | fairy | eggs | scarlet fever | See All (6) »

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The Delightful Tale of How Easter Became Hoppy as Well as Happy!


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TV-G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When Whiskers asks Flops "What do you say?", Flops says "I'd say we're barking up the wrong tree". But Whiskers speaks that line instead of him, in Flops's voice. See more »


Soundtracks

There's That Rabbit
Music by Maury Laws
Lyrics by Jules Bass
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There's that rabbit along with tradition.
1 July 2006 | by Stebaer4See all my reviews

Yes,whenever I see this or reminisce about this I'm always immediately transported back in time too.This feature got to be an annual Easter Sunday tradition on The Disney channel.It's also loosely based on the children's book called The Velveteen Rabbit.One way this special differs from the book is that in the book features a boy instead of a girl of whom has a stuffed rabbit of which becomes a real rabbit.It's very cute in many ways including how it's got Santa Clause as well as that very cute song of There's that rabbit doing this that and the other thing & I only wish that I could easily recall all of the words to this song too including taking some blue from the sky.Even how it may conclude whether or not as Our Cottontail Friend that rabbit,that rabbit. It's narrated by Burle Ives as the elderly Stuffy of whom was according to this The First Easter Rabbit. Burle Ives had also Narrated as a Snow Man The Story of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer.

Truthfully, Stephen "Steve" G. Baer a.k.a. "Ste".


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