It Nearly Wasn't Christmas Trailer

It Nearly Wasn't Christmas Trailer (1989)

01 December 1989 100 mins

Feeling unneeded, a disillusioned Santa Claus (Charles Durning) quits Christmas. Through the selflessness of a little girl looking to reunite her parents for Christmas (and the help of his bumbling chief elf, Philpot (Bruce Vilanch), Santa and the child travel across America and Santa discovers that people really do need him and care about other people.

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Bruce Vilanch

as Philpot

Wayne Osmond

as Jeff Baxter

Risa Schiffman

as Jennifer Baxter

Annette Marin

as Laura Baxter

Beverly Rowland

as Mrs. Claus

International Releases Dates

United States 01 December 1989

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