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Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  8 December 1991 (USA)
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While newspaper writer Church struggles with the death of his wife, he receives a "special" assignment. He must answer a little girl's question about whether Santa Claus really exists. ... See full summary »

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James O'Hanlan
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Edward P. Mitchell
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Massimo Bonetti ...
Donelli
Tamsin Kelsey ...
Evie O'Hanlan
Colleen Winton ...
Andrea Borland
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Virginia O'Hanlon (as Katherine Isobel)
Shawn Macdonald ...
Teddy O'Hanlan (as Shawn MacDonald)
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Goss
Lillian Carlson ...
Mrs. Goldstein
Virginia Bagnato ...
Maria
John Kirkconnell ...
Sean O'Hanlan
Kerry Sandomirsky ...
Celeste
William Samples ...
Mr. Schuller
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While newspaper writer Church struggles with the death of his wife, he receives a "special" assignment. He must answer a little girl's question about whether Santa Claus really exists. Based on a true story. Written by Anthony Brock

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In this movie, Virginia's father is depicted as a poor immigrant laborer. The real O'Hanlon was a doctor and the family was probably upper-middle class. See more »

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Best Holiday Show!
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I have been searching for this forever (years ago it didn't even show up at IMDb). I only wish I would have taped it when it aired and I cannot understand why such a beautiful movie is no longer aired, there is so much crap out there and this gem gets missed - it's mindboggling! Lifetime are you listening? AMC ? anyone? wake up!!!! I would really love to see this either out on DVD or aired this Christmas season! The story, performances and history all make this movie a standout. I again wonder WHY???? it isn't aired or accessible to viewers. I remember thinking Richard Thomas reprised his role as John Boy....Ed Asner and Charles Bronson, as always, were fantastic as were the rest of the cast.


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