Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)

A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the children of Sombertown. But its Mayor is too mean to let that happen. And to make things worse, the Winter Warlock who lives between the Kringles and Sombertown, but Kris manages to melt the Warlock's heart and deliver his toys.

GENRES:  Animation • Family • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jules Bass  •  Arthur Rankin, Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Paul Frees

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Fred Astaire S.D. Kluger (narrator)
Mickey Rooney Kris Kingle / Santa Claus
Keenan Wynn Winter Warlock
Paul Frees Mayor Burgermeister Meisterburger / Grimsby / Ben Haramed
Robie Lester Miss Jessica
Billie Mae Richards Lucy Van Pelt Meisterburger
Harvey Korman Ali [Lucy's Friend]

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