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Santa and Pete (1999)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 5 December 1999
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It's the first Christmas without Grandma and a diffucult time for the family, until Gradpa (James Earl Jones, Star Wars, Field of Dream) decides to share a story with his ten-year-old grandson Terence.

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Duwayne Dunham

Writers:

Greg Taylor (teleplay), Christopher Moore (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hume Cronyn ... Saint Nick
James Earl Jones ... Grandpa Nicholas
Flex Alexander ... Pete
Tempestt Bledsoe ... Maria Dangola
Tracy Douglas ... Janet Brower
Bruce A. Young ... Manuel Dangola
Erica Gimpel ... Cassie Moore
Benjamin Brown ... James Eric Moore
Herb Mitchell ... The Governor
David Purdham ... Rev. Bogart
Sedrathe Gillespie Sedrathe Gillespie ... Terence
Emily Mae Young Emily Mae Young ... Marlene
Billy Daydoge Billy Daydoge ... Shawnee
Ruth de Sosa ... Elizabeth Van Olden (as Ruth De Sosa)
Cooper Thornton ... Henry Rutgers (as Ray Thornton)
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It's the first Christmas without Grandma and a difficult time for the family, until Grandpa (James Earl Jones - Star Wars, Field of Dreams) decides to share a story with his ten-year-old grandson Terence. It's the story of Santa and Pete, a tale that has been handed down for generations. Written by Anonymous

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christmas | based on novel | See All (2) »

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Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La vera storia di Babbo Natale See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Wonderful!!
7 December 2008 | by imarainbowSee all my reviews

Oh yes! What a wonderful Christmas story. I, too, just "happened" across it when flipping channels a few years back and was mesmerized. It IS indeed a lovely story and I have watched for it every year on television, in video stores and told others (who have no idea what I am talking about). I would most definitely purchase it if it was available knowing it would be watched each year. I am perplexed as to why it has had no more play and was not advertised. It is clearly a loss when one sees the "drivel" put out each year that are called Christmas stories which are really just an excuse for a Harlequin romance. Albeit there are Christmas decorations and the characters wear red and green. Anyway, Santa and Pete..see it if you can!


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