The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)

Movie Summary

At the North Pole, the Christmas rush is on. Everyone from elves to reindeer are merrily preparing for Santa Claus’s yearly sleigh ride. Everyone except Santa! Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation.

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2022 Dates, Times, and Channels

11/12/22 – 6:57pm on TNT
11/19/22 – 5:30pm on TBS

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the AMC Channel. For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

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Cast Includes

Shirley Booth (Mrs. Santa), Mickey Rooney (Santa Claus), Dick Shawn (Snow Miser), George S. Irving (Heat Miser), Bob McFadden (Jingle Bells), Rhoda Mann (Mother Nature), Bradley Bolke (Jangle Bells), Ron Marshall (Mr. Thistlewhite), Colin Duffy (Ignatious Thistlewhite)

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  • November 28, 2018 at 10:22 AM

    Thank you! This is my favorite!


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