2. Most of the characters names are inspired by real people. Hermey the Elf is named after “Herbie”, screenwriter Romeo Muller’s childhood friend. Rudolph’s sweetheart was named “Clarice” in honor of the bride-to-be of another close friend.
Hermey’ is a character of the 1964 Rankin/Bass film Rudolph the Red – Nosed Reindeer and it’s 2001 sequel Rudolph the Red – Nosed Reindeer and The Island Of Misfit Toys. He dislikes making toys and wishes to be a dentist instead.
[Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer] Hermey the Elf is really just a human . His ears are completely rounded, not pointy like all the other elves . The only other characters to have rounded ears are the human characters (the Claus’ and Yukon Cornelius).
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001) When the Evil Toy Taker takes all of Santa’s toys, it’s up to Rudolph and his friends Hermey, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snowman “Bumbles” to stop him and bring Christmas to the children of the world.
CHICAGO – After 50 years of dreaming about becoming a dentist and promoting good dental health to his friend Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and everyone in the North Pole, Hermey the Elf was today named a DDG—Dental Do Gooder, that is , by the president of the American Dental Association (ADA).
Dolly is a red-haired rag doll originally featured in the Rankin/Bass Christmas television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. The special’s producer, Arthur Rankin Jr., said that her problem was in fact psychological, caused from being rejected/abandoned by her mistress and suffering depression from being unloved.
Producer Arthur Rankin finally revealed on NPR in 2007 that Dolly considers herself a misfit due to her low self-esteem issues and psychological problems. She’s a doll who feels that she is unlovable.
The bumbling prospector Yukon Cornelius is with a bone handled revolver in his belt. Since it’s a stop-motion children’s Christmas cartoon, the detail isn’t great, but it looks like the gun is modeled after a Colt Single Action Army.
Edinburgh University professors Gerald Lincoln and David Baird say Rudolph cannot be a male because female reindeer still have antlers at Christmas. Males shed theirs before mid-December. Prof Lincoln said: “Rudolph classically is this red-nosed reindeer who is around at Christmas.
Clarice is the love interest and later girlfriend of Rudolph and one of the tritagonists of the 1964 Rankin/Bass TV film Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the deuteragonist in it’s 2001 sequel Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and The Island Of Misfit Toys.
Rudolph or Rudolf (French: Rodolphe, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish: Rodolfo) or Rodolphe is a male first name, and, less commonly, a surname. It is an ancient Germanic name deriving from two stems: Hrōþi, Hruod, Hróðr or Hrōð, meaning “fame”, “glory” “honour”, “renown”, and olf meaning “wolf”(Hrōþiwulfaz).
That’s why the only time you see Rudolph in movies or TV are when the special is focused specifically on Rudolph . So Rudolph didn’t appear in The Christmas Chronicles because it would have presumably cost money and a lot of time negotiating in order to make that happen.
(I hope you’re sitting down.) The quick answer is that Santa Claus is 1,750 years old (but that is a young age for an elf!
Nicholas: The Real Santa Claus. The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St. Nicholas. It is believed that Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day Turkey.