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On Christmas Eve, Shannon McManus (Andrea Roth) is stuck driving around a wealthy and eccentric client (Howard Hesseman) who is giving away large sums of money with the secret hope of ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannon McManus-Johnson
Fred Nickells
Peter Archer
Arthur Finnegan
Joyce Gordon ...
Mrs. Granger
Herb Jasper
Roger The Doorman / Roger the Doorman
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
Eddie Max Huband ...
Little Boy
Kenny (as Rick Howland)
Rolando Alvarez Giacoman ...
Barber #1


On Christmas Eve, Shannon McManus (Andrea Roth) is stuck driving around a wealthy and eccentric client (Howard Hesseman) who is giving away large sums of money with the secret hope of reuniting with his long lost daughter, who turns out to be his driver. Written by Anonymous

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Secret Santa  »

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At 101 in, Fred is leading Shannon etc. through the front gates to the house there is a visible Private Property sign on the brick column. At 103 in, Peter and Shannon are leaving through the gate but the sign is now gone. See more »


References A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) See more »

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It's all about family.
18 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Andrea Roth was cute as the Ghost of Christmas Present in Chasing Christmas. She is just as cute here, but has a very different role. Seems she is trying to raise her young son and barely scraping by as her cheating husband ran off with his dental hygienist. Isn't that always the story? But, don't worry, as cute as Roth is, I am sure that Santa will send some cute young man to fill her stocking.

The story here is about Howard Hesseman. I remembered him from Police Academy 2, but where I really remember him is "WKRP in Cincinnati." It's been a long time, Howard. He plays a crazy old gazillionaire that is giving away all his money. Hundred dollar bills to everyone, sometimes a handful; of them. Spreading that Christmas cheer around. But he has a secret or two, and one of them involves Roth.

It is a sweet and tender story about family and giving and what is really important in life.

Check it out.

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