The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't
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|The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't|
|Distributor:||Avco Broadcasting Corporation|
|Release date:||November 21, 1972|
|Starring:||Hal J. Smith|
|Screenplay by:||Ken Spears and Joe Ruby|
|Director(s):||William Hanna and Joseph Barbera|
The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't is an American Thanksgiving animated TV special produced by Hanna-Barbera for the Avco Broadcasting Corporation, who distributed it in syndication. It aired on November 21, 1972. It was written by Ken Spears and Joe Ruby, and produced and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
A young squirrel learns how his great-great-great grandfather saved Thanksgiving between the pilgrims and the Indians.
In order of appearance:
It was copyrighted in 1971.
The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.
Dates are in order of release:
- November 21, 1972 in syndication
Behind the scenes
- In the United States:
- October 1, 2013: Warner Archive Collection releases Casper's First Halloween on DVD.