The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (1966)

Genres - Children's/Family, Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Fantasy, Holiday Film, Musical Fantasy  |   Release Date - Nov 23, 1966 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Italy, United States  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

In this tuneful Italian holiday film a scroogy old miser decides to evict Santa Clause and Company from the North Pole because the dead-beats are behind on their rent. Children from around the world rally 'round the Jolly One and send him their pennies and save the day. Songs include: "Christmas Is Coming," "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't," "Hustle Bustle," "I'm Bad," "Kids Get All the Breaks," "The Name of the Song Is Prune," "Nothing to Do But Wait," "Santa Claus (Round)," "Time for Christmas," "What Are Children Like When They're Fast Asleep?" and "Why Can't Every Day Be Christmas?"




Christmas, eviction, landlord, miser, North-Pole, Santa-Claus, skinflint