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Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991)

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
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Evie O'Hanlan
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Andrea Borland
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Virginia O'Hanlon (as Katherine Isobel)
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Teddy O'Hanlan (as Shawn MacDonald)
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Goss
Lillian Carlson ...
Mrs. Goldstein
Virginia Bagnato ...
Maria
John Kirkconnell ...
Sean O'Hanlan
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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 real Francis P. Church only married after the publication of the "Yes, Virginia" letter in 1897, and had no children. See more »

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

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Great film
4 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very uplifting, Good Holiday Cheer! Everyone should see it if they can. Wish I could find a place to purchase this film for my collection. Great performances given by all cast members. Hope for humanity, and hope for our families. This film helps to lift my spirits and makes me remember just what is important in our lives. This movie is about a reporter who has lost his drive, now he could lose his job. A family struggles very hard to make it in the world (just like now for some). Watch Charles Bronson and Richard Thomas in there unforgettable roles as they give us a way to look at things all over again.(If your into Christmas Movies you should also try to see The Little Match Girl, Rudy from the Cosbys makes this film extra special)


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