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The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (1979)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  23 December 1979 (USA)
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The mysterious owner of a costume shop rents a Santa Claus suit to three very different men: a math teacher trying to get the nerve to propose, a homeless restaurateur trying to hide from ... See full summary »

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Costume Shop Proprietor / Chauffeur / Policeman / Cab Driver / Jeweler / Floor Walker / Choral Director / Santa Claus
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Bob Willis
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Stan Summerville
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Gil Travis
Tara Buckman ...
Polly Primer
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Linda Travis
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Ron Feinberg ...
Bruno Betinger
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Dora Dayton
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Dickie Dayton
Ray Vitte ...
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Debbie Lytton ...
Melissa
Pat Petersen ...
Lance (as Patrick Petersen)
Danny Wells ...
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The mysterious owner of a costume shop rents a Santa Claus suit to three very different men: a math teacher trying to get the nerve to propose, a homeless restaurateur trying to hide from the mob, and a harried political speech writer visiting with his estranged wife and son. Their lives are inexorably changed by their experience of playing Santa Claus. Written by The Pirate King <tpk@blarg.net>

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23 December 1979 (USA)  »

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Weihnachtsmänner haben's schwer  »

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Once a Year Night
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Peter Matz
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Feel good Christmas movie
14 July 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wonderful Christmas movie for the whole family. Three story arcs tied together by one mysterious man at a costume shop who pops up at odd times throughout the movie to give advice.Not as excellent as A Christmas Story, but close.


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