Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)

The story of how Santa Claus came to be is brought to life through the magic of stop-motion animation in this Christmas-themed production for the family. A friendly postman (voiced by Fred Astaire) explains how friendly Kris Kringle (voice… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 14, 1970
DVD Release Date: September 14, 2004
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MaryAnn Johanson
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Just say 'Burgermeister Meisterburger' to anyone over 30, and watch 'em giggle. We all know this story...

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Luke Baldock
A really wonderful Christmas special from Rankin and Bass. I kind of wish I had these growing up, but I'm glad they are still around today. Fred Astaire… More
Curtis Lilly
Creative ideas behind old kris kringle, but also pretty creepy. Kids must sit on his lap and pay the fine of a kiss to him for presents from a stranger?… More
Michael Edwards
A fantastic film from the minds of Rankin Bass that is very creative and has great plot, characters, comedy, songs, and animation, and one more thing… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A boring Christmas special from Rankin-Bass, which doesn't come close to the greatness of Rudolph and Frosty. The supposed history of Santa Claus depicted… More
Randy Tippy
A true Christmas classic and a holiday season "must-watch" at my house. I'm not sure how many times I've seen it, but I know the words to… More
Cindy I
The story of Santa Claus. My second favorite Christmas show, after A Christmas Carol.