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Santa and Pete (1999)

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It's the first Christmas without Grandma and a diffucult time for the family, until Gradpa (James Earl Jones, Star Wars, Field of Dream) decides to share a story with his ten-year-old grandson Terence.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Grandpa Nicholas
Maria Dangola
Tracy Douglas ...
Janet Brower
Manuel Dangola
Cassie Moore
James Eric Moore
Herb Mitchell ...
The Governor
Rev. Bogart
Sedrathe Gillespie ...
Emily Mae Young ...
Billy Daydoge ...
Ruth de Sosa ...
Elizabeth Van Olden (as Ruth De Sosa)
Henry Rutgers (as Ray Thornton)


It's the first Christmas without Grandma and a difficult time for the family, until Grandpa (James Earl Jones - Star Wars, Field of Dreams) decides to share a story with his ten-year-old grandson Terence. It's the story of Santa and Pete, a tale that has been handed down for generations. Written by Anonymous

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5 December 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La vera storia di Babbo Natale  »

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Best Christmas Movie
1 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I happened to turn the channel to find this movie just starting. Each scene held me in rapture. It was honestly the best Christmas movie I've seen. It can only compare to "It's a Wonderful Life", with Jimmy Stewart. I have talked about this film for the last three years to all my friends and family. No one believes it even exists. I have looked for this film every Christmas afterwards and it's never on TV or available for sale anywhere. I love the story and all the characters. It has a beautiful old world charm and teaches a great story of how Christmas came to be. Please let me know how to find this movie on DVD!!!!!

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