TV special from 1951 called 'Joe Santa Claus'. "Gruen Guild Playhouse" Joe Santa Claus (original title)
Director: Axel Gruenberg. Writers: Axel Gruenberg (teleplay), Howard J. Green (story) Cast: Maria Palmer (Maria Peters), Ray Montgomery (Joe Peters) and Houseley Stevenson (Uncle Willy). Peter Brocco (Mr. Grimes). Jeri Lou James (Emma Peters)
Film Editing by Kenneth G. Crane. Sound Department, William H. Lynch. Camera and Electrical Department, Clark Ramsey. Produced by
Original Air Date: December 20, 1951 on ABC
Joe's boss re-assigns him from the hardware department to duties as the store Santa Claus and his wife wanting to enter the work force drives young father Joe Peters to deserts his family. While in his Santa role, Joe meets his daughter and discovers what she really wants for Christmas.
"A janitor's work is never finished, Mr. Peters, whereas the hardware department is scarcely the mecca of Christmas shoppers."
This movie is part of the collection: Classic TV. Audio / Visual: Sound, Black and White, Keywords: Classic TV; Christmas; Television; 1950's; 50's; 1950s; 50s; Creative Commons license: Public Domain.