Santa Claus Poster

Release Date: 1985

PG|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
In ancient times, a man named Claus (David Huddleston), who delivers toys in his small village, fulfills his destiny to become Santa Claus after meeting an expert toy-making elf, Patch (Dudley Moore), in the North Pole. In the present day, Santa Claus has become overwhelmed by his workload, and the disgruntled Patch flees the workshop to New York City. There, Patch unknowingly threatens the fate of Christmas by taking a job at a failing toy company run by a scheming businessman (John Lithgow).

Cast: Dudley Moore, David Huddleston, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, Jeffrey Kramer, Christian Fitzpatrick, Carrie Kei Heim

Director: Jeannot Szwarc

Genres: Family, Fantasy

Production Co: TriStar Pictures

Keywords: Heartwarming, Friend, Pursuit, 1980s, Rise, Wife, Lighthearted, New York City