Sunday, December 14, 2014

Reading Room RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER "Who He Is and How He Came to Be"

Much as Disney's versions of classic fairy tales have become the "accepted" ones...
...the 1964 stop-motion animated TV special of Rudolph is the one everyone knows.
But, this is the real story...
The Plot (and the fog) Thickens...
Written by Robert L May and illustrated by Denver Gillen, this beloved tale was actually an advertising promotion designed to lure customers into doing Christmas shopping!
You can read about it HERE! (The site is gone, but the text has been archived at the legendary Wayback Machine!)

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