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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Grandpa Nicholas
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Pete
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Maria Dangola
Tracy Douglas ...
Janet Brower
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Manuel Dangola
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Cassie Moore
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James Eric Moore
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Sedrathe Gillespie ...
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Emily Mae Young ...
Marlene
Billy Daydoge ...
Shawnee
Ruth de Sosa ...
Elizabeth Van Olden (as Ruth De Sosa)
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Henry Rutgers (as Ray Thornton)
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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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Wonderful!!
7 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Oh yes! What a wonderful Christmas story. I, too, just "happened" across it when flipping channels a few years back and was mesmerized. It IS indeed a lovely story and I have watched for it every year on television, in video stores and told others (who have no idea what I am talking about). I would most definitely purchase it if it was available knowing it would be watched each year. I am perplexed as to why it has had no more play and was not advertised. It is clearly a loss when one sees the "drivel" put out each year that are called Christmas stories which are really just an excuse for a Harlequin romance. Albeit there are Christmas decorations and the characters wear red and green. Anyway, Santa and Pete..see it if you can!


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