Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974)

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Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Narrator / Santa Claus (voice)
Susan Silo ...
Miss Taylor (voice)
Courtney Lemmon ...
Billy Green ...
Billy (voice)
Sean Manning ...
Specs (voice)
Tracey Belland ...
Mary Lou (voice)
Christopher Wong ...
Arthur (voice)
Vicky Ricketts ...
Amy (voice)
Jennifer Green ...
Pee Wee (voice)
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Officer Reilly (voice)
Arnold Moss ...
Sgt. Muldoon (voice)
Mort Green ...
Sam Shulman (voice)
Louis Nye ...
Lee Fong (voice)
Ken Sansom ...
Papa (voice)
Karen Smith ...
Mama (voice)
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Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.

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6 December 1974 (USA)  »

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Yes, Virginia, there is a Charlie Brown
14 December 2011 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Peanuts director Bill Melendez takes a time-out with this Xmas special based on a true story, but doesn't stray too far from the Peanuts style. He doesn't stray at all, as a matter of fact.

Virginia is a little girl living in New York City in 1897. She is mocked by her classmates for still believing in Santa Claus so she writes a letter to a newspaper editor asking for confirmation. He replies with a resoundingly 'yes'.

It looks and sounds a LOT like Peanuts with the simple animation and phonetic dialogue. I could swear I saw ol' Chuck among those kids too. File this somewhere in the middle of your Xmas viewing list.


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