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Link: Cole, Esposito bring CBC holiday ‘toon Clara to life

From Bill Brioux of Brioux.TV:

Cole, Esposito bring CBC holiday ‘toon Clara to life
Oh Baby! Who better to do the voice of the play-by-play announcer on CBC’s new animated holiday special than Bob Cole?

Cole, along with Phil Esposito, can be heard on “The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale” a new, animated Christmas special premiering Monday, Dec. 14 on CBC. The story follows a young girl’s struggles to get picked for a National Ballet School performance of The Nutcracker against the background of the epic Canada-USSR summit hockey series played in September of 1972. Continue reading.

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Link: Hockey and ballet team up as Phil Esposito lends his voice to ‘The Curse of Clara’

From Bill Harris of Postmedia Network:

Hockey and ballet team up as Phil Esposito lends his voice to ‘The Curse of Clara’
The cartoon version of Phil Esposito wears his skates all the time. Like, all the time, on or off the ice.

“I don’t think that was safe at all,” the hockey legend said with a chuckle. “But it was fun, I can tell you that.”

Esposito provides the voice for a cartoon version of himself – or, more specifically, the Team Canada ’72 version of himself – in the new animated Christmas special The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale, which debuts Monday, Dec. 14 on CBC. Continue reading.

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