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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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The movie takes place in 1897 before Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico were admitted as states, yet Mitchell has a map of modern America in his office. See more »

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Referenced in Night Court: Party Girl: Part 1 (1992) See more »

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A great Christmas movie for older children.
6 October 1999 | by (Mesa, AZ) – See all my reviews

This movie tells the story of the famous letter that Virgina wrote to the Chicago sun editors over 100 years asking "Is there a Santa Claus?". The response is a classic American poetry that teaches the spirit of Christmas. There has been at least one other version about Virginia's letter, but I like the cartoon version best. A great movie that help teaches the spirit of Christmas. By the way , about a year ago, I saw on the P.B.S. show "The Antiques Road show" a relative who claimed to have the original letter Virginia sent.


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