Kris Kringle (Mickey Rooney) is a young boy with an immense desire to do good things for others. In his home village of Sombertown, Kris has started a gift factory where he builds toys and gives them to all the local children. But when the evil ruler Burgermeister Meisterburger (Paul Frees) bans toys from the land, Kris is forced to go directly to Mother Nature and beseech her for assistance. With the help of magical elves and several special reindeer, Kris works hard to overcome the Burgermeister and deliver toys to all the children of the world, earning him the name Saint Claus, or Santa Claus. Director Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Voice Robie Lester, Andrea Sacino, Dina Lynn, Gary White, Greg Thomas, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn, Fred Astaire, Paul Frees, Special Features: Full Frame Format. Runtime: 55 minutes Year of Release: 1970.