Released on November 29 of 1985 in the USA, "Santa Claus" (also known as "Storia di Babbo Natale, La") is an Adventure/Family/Fantasy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc, and written by David Newman (screenplay) . Dudley Moore and John Lithgow are starring, alongside David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell and Jeffrey Kramer.
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Who directed "Santa Claus":
Santa Claus was directed by Jeannot Szwarc, a French director.
Before making Santa Claus, Jeannot Szwarc had directed Supergirl, released in 1984, Enigma (1983), Somewhere in Time (1980), Jaws 2 (1978), Bug (1975), and Extreme Close-Up (1973). Since, he directed Honor Bound, released in 1988, La Vengeance d'une blonde (1994), Hercule et Sherlock (1996).
What was the release date of "Santa Claus":
Santa Claus was initally released in the United States on Friday, November 29, 1985.. This was thirty-four (34) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 29, 1985 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, December 04, 1985 in France; Thursday, December 05, 1985 in Germany; Wednesday, December 18, 1985 in Italy and on Saturday, December 14, 1985 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Santa Claus":
At the casting of Santa Claus we find Dudley Moore, previously seen in Best Defense (1984) and Unfaithfully Yours (1984); John Lithgow (2010 (1984), The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)); David Huddleston (Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), Gorp (1980)) [ more... ]
- Peter O'Farrell and Dudley Moore also appeared in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, released in 1972.
- Dudley Moore and Burgess Meredith also worked together in Foul Play, released in 1978.
- John Lithgow and Burgess Meredith can be seen in Twilight Zone: The Movie, released in 1983.
- John Barrard and John Hallam can both be seen in King David, released in 1985.
What is the Storyline of "Santa Claus":
Somewhere in the 14th Century, Claus (David Huddleston) is a peasant woodcutter in his mid-50s who, with his wife Anya (Judy Cornwell), delivers his gifts to the children of a certain village. One night, Claus, Anya and their reindeer, Donner and Blitzen, are rescued from certain death in a blizzard, only to be transported to the vast "ice mountains, way up at the top of the world." Their expected arrival is heralded with the appearance of several elves, or, as Claus's people call them in their legends, the [...]
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