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Benji's Very Own Christmas Story (1978)

While on a publicity tour in Switzerland, Benji, Cindy Smith, and Patsy Garrett convince Kris Kringle that his place on Christmas Eve is delivering presents to all "his" families all over the world.

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Joe Camp

Writers:

Joe Camp (creator), Joe Camp (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ron Moody ... Kris Kringle
Patsy Garrett Patsy Garrett ... Herself
Cynthia Smith ... Herself (as Cindy Smith)
Benji ... Benji (as Benjean)
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While on a publicity tour in Switzerland, Benji, Cindy Smith, and Patsy Garrett convince Kris Kringle that his place on Christmas Eve is delivering presents to all "his" families all over the world.

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Family | Short

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Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Benji - Historia swiateczna See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Cynthia Smith: [realizing Kris may actually be Santa Claus] But, a few years ago my parents told me that he...
Patsy Garrett: [laughs nervously] Yes, so did mine.
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Followed by Benji at Work (1980) See more »

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Santa and his broken leg
4 January 2014 | by sixpence1106See all my reviews

Patsy and Cynthia go to Switzerland so Benji can be Grand Marshall in a parade. When they arrive they find that Kris Kringle has a broken leg and will not be delivering gifts on Christmas. But, his leg may not be the problem. If it were not for Ron Moody (who played Fagin in the movie Oliver)the movie would be a total bust. He is quite the actor and showman. Other than the fact that they were in Switzerland for Benji to be in a parade, he was pretty much just carried around and had very little interaction in the movie. The dog had no personality and seemed disinterested during the whole movie. Did I mention it was VERY short. I know it was listed as a short and short it was..


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