The presents are opened, the dinner has been served, and now you’re kicking back to relax as you slide ever-so-comfortably into your annual figgy pudding coma. So what better to settle in with than a fine motion picture about Santa Claus fighting the devil with the help of his good friend Merlin?
From sunny Mexico in the year 1959, it’s the imaginatively-titled Santa Claus:
And if you don’t have time for that… Here’s a completely sanity-blasting short film made by liberally stealing footage from the above film, over-dubbing it, and splicing in a few new scenes of some anthropomorphic animals beating each other about the head and neck! One part Grade-Z children’s fare, one part travel ad for Santa’s Village Amusement Park, and ten million parts unintentional Lynchian horrorshow… It’s Santa Claus and His Helpers.