Santa Claus: The Movie

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Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

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The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Writer: David Newman

Release Date: 1985-10-29
Status: Released
Run time: 108 min / 1:48
Budget: $50,000,000
Revenue: $23,717,291
Production Companies : TriStar Pictures, Calash Corporation, GGG, Santa Claus Ltd.
Production Country: United States of America

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Casts

Dudley Moore
Patch
John Lithgow
B.Z.
David Huddleston
Santa Claus
Burgess Meredith
Ancient Elf
Judy Cornwell
Anya Claus
Jeffrey Kramer
Towzer
Christian Fitzpatrick
Joe
Carrie Kei Heim
Cornelia
John Barrard
Dooley
Anthony O'Donnell
Puffy
Melvyn Hayes
Goober
Don Estelle
Groot
Tim Stern
Boog
Christopher Ryan
Vout
Peter O'Farrell
Honka
Dickie Arnold
Goobler
Aimée Delamain
Storyteller
Dorothea Phillips
Miss Tucker
John Hallam
Grizzard, Chauffeur
Judith Morse
Miss Abruzzi
Jerry Harte
Senate Chairman
Paul Aspland
Reporter
Sally Cranfield
Reporter
Michael Drew
Reporter
Walter Goodman
Street Corner Santa
John Cassady
Wino
Ronald Fernee
Policeman
Michael A. Ross
Policeman

Crew

Production Lynn Stalmaster Casting
Sound Henry Mancini Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Bob Ringwood Costume Design
Camera Arthur Ibbetson Director of Photography
Writing David Newman Screenplay
Writing David Newman Story
Directing Jeannot Szwarc Director
Sound David Crozier Sound Mixer
Art Anthony Pratt Production Design
Production Ilya Salkind Producer
Production Pierre Spengler Producer
Writing Leslie Newman Story
Editing Peter Hollywood Editor
Camera Bob Penn Still Photographer
Production Robert Simmonds Associate Producer
Production Anne Henderson Casting
Directing Pamela Carlton Script Supervisor
Art Stephenie McMillan Set Decoration

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