“From this day on, now and forever, you will bring all our gifts to all the children in all the world and all this to be done on Christmas Eve”
Santa Claus the Movie is what you’d call an 80’s cult classic. It’s a Christmas movie that most people don’t like, but I find it a major guilty pleasure.
Learn why I defend this movie, along with going into the history of the Salkind family, which involves Greta Garbo, a Japanese monster movie, the Three Musketeers and how the production of Superman would set in many of the ideas that would be reused on Santa Claus the Movie.
Listen to this episode of the Behind the Bells Podcast
Author: Robert Nicholas
Santa Claus The Movie Part 1: A Very 80’s Santa, History of the Salkinds, a Father/Son Rise and Superman’s Success