The Santa Clause [P&S Special Edition] [DVD] [1994]

The Santa Clause comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that fails to preserve the original theatrical aspect ratio of the film. A closed-captioned Enlgish soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1, while Spanish and French soundtracks have been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. Spanish subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a featurette titled "So You Want To Be An Elf?", a cooking segment, and a trivia game. Those with a DVD-ROM drive can access a featurette on how to write Santa a letter, and a screensaver. This is a fine disc for what it is, but the same extras are available with a disc that contains a widescreen transfer. That disc is preferable to this one.
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  • The Santa Clause [P&S Special Edition] (DVD) (Full Screen) (English/French/Spanish) 1994
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Special Features

  • So you wanna be an elf?
  • Santa's helper trivia game
  • Making santa snacks with Wolfgang
  • DVD-ROM features:
  • "Write a letter to Santa" feature
  • Christmas countdown calendar screensaver
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Fullscreen (1.33:1)
  • French and Spanish language tracks
  • Spanish subtitles
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

The Santa Clause
Television sitcom star Tim Allen made his big screen debut with this light, family-friendly holiday comedy. Allen stars as Scott Calvin, the divorced dad of Charlie (Eric Lloyd). Scott is distressed to learn that his ex-wife Laura (Wendy Crewson) and Charlie's psychiatrist stepfather Neal (Judge Reinhold) have informed his son that there is no Santa Claus. While a sullen Charlie visits his dad on Christmas Eve, a noise on the roof brings them outside, where Scott startles the intruder, who tumbles from the roof. It turns out that there is a Santa after all, and Scott has just accidentally killed him. Because of a legal technicality known as "the Santa clause," Scott inherits the jolly old elf's job. As the next year passes, Scott rapidly gains weight, grows a white beard and meets the elf Bernard (David Krumholtz) -- who is the one who really runs the North Pole -- while Charlie regains his Christmas spirit. However, Neal becomes concerned about Scott's sudden change in appearance and insistence that he's Santa, and he forces him to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Director John Pasquin previously directed Allen in the TV series Home Improvement and would team with him again for Jungle 2 Jungle (1997). ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Tim Allen
    Tim Allen - Scott Calvin
  • Judge Reinhold
    Judge Reinhold - Dr.Neal Miller
  • Wendy Crewson
    Wendy Crewson - Laura Calvin
  • Eric Lloyd
    Eric Lloyd - Charlie Calvin
  • David Krumholtz
    David Krumholtz - Bernard

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