- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: September 30, 2008
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Echo Bridge
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Jason Alexander (SEINFELD) plays toy maker A.C. Gilbert in this touching family film. Gilbert runs a successful toy factory, but the outbreak of World War I forces him to reconsider his chosen vocation. With the government trying to turn his factory into a munitions plant, Gilbert must use all his wiles to convince them that kids still need toys when Christmas comes around.
Description by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment:
The Man Who Saved Christmas is a heartwarming drama based on the life of innovative inventor and toy maker A.C. Gilbert (Jason Alexander, The Grand, Seinfeld), a man with a belief that playing helps children learn, imagine, and dream. With the support of his loving wife, Mary (Kelly Rowan, The O.C.), A.C. and his brother Frank run a successful toy factory. But when WWI breaks out, A.C. is under pressure to let the U.S. Government turn the factory into a munitions plant. With some help from his son and a little holiday magic, A.C. rediscovers his holiday spirit and convinces the U.S. Congress that what America really needs is a little Christmas joy.