There are the Silent Night, Deadly Night films, and _Terror in Toyland_, _Who Stole Santa?_, _To All a Good Night_, _A Year Without Santa Claus_. _Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer_ has a skinny Santa. Scott On Tue, 17 Nov 1998, kelly abbott wrote: > On a lighter note... > I've been writing a column on films for a comedic magazine. Soon we'll be > producing a December marathon that includes a new article ever day of > December. An advent calendar, actually. Anyway, I plan on making my > regular Christmas reviews but also had an idea to write about Santa Claus in > film throughout the years. > What I'm asking screen-l, h-film all my friends and readers to help me with, > is to compile a record of all the weirdest Santa Clause imagery they can > remember form films past. Myself, I can only think of a few. The "Dream > Santas" in The City of the Lost Children, the "Rude Santa" in A Christmas > Story. But I'm drawing blanks after that. I seem to remember, a Terrorist > Santa from Christmas past, and didn't Chevy Chase do Santa once. Was it SNL > or the Vacation movie? Oh, and Gremlins featured Gremlin Santas. That's a > prime example. See where I'm going? > If you could forward your suggestions, so that I can fortify my article, I'd > be grateful indeed. Also, feel free to write me personally about any > memorable Chistmas film experiences. My editor mentioned that he kept his > ticket stub from the Muppet Christmas Story from way back. When he looked > through his albums recently he noticed that the stub had been torn just so, > leaving "Muppet Christ" legible. "Now that's a movie I want to see!" he > joked. > Get the picture? > Thanks > Kelly > ---- ---- ---- > kelly abbott > great jones street design > 1075 east nineteenth avenue > eugene, or 97403-1326 > tel. 541.683.7207 > http://www.great-jones-street.com/almanac/ > ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.