Dudley Moore stars as an eager-to-please elf who teams up with Santa Claus to save the spirit of Christmas from the evil influence of a villainous toy tycoon who wants to flood the world with dangerous play things.
Anthony Pratt - Production Designer, EXCALIBUR (1981)
John Lithgow - American Actor
Dudley Moore - British Actor/writer/composer, ARTHUR (1981)
Henry Mancini - American Songwriter/Composer, THE PINK PANTHER Theme
David Huddleston - American Supporting Actor
Judy Cornwell - Supporting Actress
Bob Ringwood - Costume Designer, EXCALIBUR (1981)
Jeannot Szwarc - French Director
David Newman - Screenwriter, worked with Robert Benton, BONNIE AND CLYDE
Jeffrey Kramer - American Supporting Actor
Burgess Meredith - American actor
After creating a batch of lousy toys in Santa's workshop, an embarrassed elf exiles himself to Manhattan, where he goes to work for an evil toy tycoon. Can Santa save the elf (and Christmas) in the nick of time?
"...SANTA CLAUS is a film for children of all ages....SANTA develops a charming attitude, lovely special effects and a magical feeling..." - 11/27/1985 Variety