Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in town. She hides him in her barn and feeds him cookies, until she can return him to Santa. Her father finds him and decides to sell him to the butcher, not for venison chops, but as an advertising display. Written by
A Christmas adventure for the whole family.
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Did You Know?
The holiday and reindeer aside, this story bears a strong resemblance to that of Pollyanna (1960). See more
When we first see the close-up shot of the reindeer setup (with Prancer intact) being raised up downtown, one of the railroad crossing gates is up though we can hear the crossing bells ringing and a train approaching. The following long shot shows the crossing gates completely down with their lights flashing. See more
He's *magical*, Carol!