The Easter Bunny Is Comin’ to Town


The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids–even a kid mailman). And when Sunny goes delivering eggs to the nearby town (which he has to dye to fool Gadzooks, the mean bear on the mountain), he discovers that there are no kids in the town, and that the rightful (kid) ruler is being suppressed by his aunt. But the young king likes Sunny’s dyed eggs and jelly beans. So Kidsville, with the help of an old train engine, makes a few plans (and a decoy chocolate rabbit) to distribute them.

The Easter Bunny is Comin’ to Town is a 1977 Easter stop motion animated television special produced by Rankin/Bass Productions, and featuring the voice of Fred Astaire as the narrator.


Fred Astaire, Skip Hinnant, Bob McFadden

Directed by

Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

Written by

Romeo Muller