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Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)

A magazine journalist who no longer celebrates Christmas visits the quaint town of Mistletoe to blog about an inspirational - albeit questionably delusional - man who parades around pretending to be the real Santa Claus.

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Kevin Connor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christine Taylor ... Annabelle Wahl
Christopher Wiehl ... Mark Stafford
William Morgan Sheppard ... Kris Kringle (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
Lin Shaye ... Zelda
Shashawnee Hall ... Mayor Phil Green
Michael Chieffo ... Hank
Vivica A. Fox ... Zoe Marsden
Tony Cicchetti ... Jake
John Farley ... Lloyd
Angela Pierce ... Dr. Nora
John Kapelos ... Harley
Katy Stoll Katy Stoll ... Carly
Kristin Burke ... Betty Anne Clark
Jonathan Spencer ... Jonathan (Animal Shelter Worker)
Harrison Forsyth Harrison Forsyth ... Josh
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Storyline

A magazine journalist who no longer celebrates Christmas visits the quaint town of Mistletoe to blog about an inspirational - albeit questionably delusional - man who parades around pretending to be the real Santa Claus.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A karácsony szelleme See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Trivia

The third of five (as of 2015) Christmas/Santa Claus themed movies directed by Kevin Connor, beginning with Santa, Jr. (2002), A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004), Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010), Annie Claus Is Coming to Town (2011), and most recently, A Christmas Kiss II (2014). See more »

Goofs

At around the 90 minute mark as Mark and Anna are searching for Kris Mark runs a stop sign just before making a right turn. See more »

Quotes

Kringle: Looking in the rear-view mirror, is no way to live one's life.
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Soundtracks

Good King Wenceslas
(uncredited)
Written by John M. Neale and Thomas Helmore
Sung by William Morgan Sheppard, Michael Chieffo, Shashawnee Hall and the party goers
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Out of Pain, Joy
5 December 2010 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

A very pleasant little Hallmark Channel TV movie as Christine Taylor, a new-media journalist -- she blogs for a website -- goes to the town of Mistletoe to cover their Christmas festival and their renowned Santa Claus, who has been doing this yearly bit for half a century.

It's all about the healing power of good will, and the direction and performances are very good. Unhappily, the script is a bit below par as plot points are advanced by talking, including Miss Taylor's voice-over of her blog -- I'm a great believer that when you're looking at a movie, they should show you things happening, not tell you -- but William Morgan Sheppard makes as good a Santa as I've seen since Edmund Gwenn.


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