The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (1966) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (1966)

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In this tuneful Italian holiday film a scroogy old miser decides to evict Santa Clause and Company from the North Pole because the dead-beats are behind on their rent. Children from around the world rally 'round the Jolly One and send him their pennies and save the day. Songs include: "Christmas Is Coming," "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't," "Hustle Bustle," "I'm Bad," "Kids Get All the Breaks," "The Name of the Song Is Prune," "Nothing to Do But Wait," "Santa Claus (Round)," "Time for Christmas," "What Are Children Like When They're Fast Asleep?" and "Why Can't Every Day Be Christmas?"

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Cast

Rossano Brazzi
as Phineas T. Prune
Paul Tripp
as Whipple
Lidia Brazzi
as Mrs. Claus
Lydia Brazzi
as Mrs. Santa Claus
Mischa Auer
as Jonathan
John Karlsen
as Blossom
Sonny Fox
as Department Store Owner
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Maudlin tone and overly long, but some lessons in kindness.

October 29, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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