December 17, 2014
But of course: 1959 Mexican Christmas movie has Santa breaking child labor laws. And Merlin. Also Satan.
I’ve never seen this legendary bad film and have no plans to, but it’s airing on TCM Underground this week. Believe it or not, there’s a good explanation for the film’s… unique take on Santa Claus. In the late 1950s, Santa Claus remained an unfamiliar figure in much of Mexico, where holiday gift-giving customs still […]