s the Emerson family moves from New England to the southwest, they miss the Christmas they had back home. Judy, the young daughter, becomes determined to prove that Santa is real and sets a trap to capture him. Upon his successful capture, the police arrest this “stranger”.
A Christmas show from Alfred Hitchcock Presents. An ex-convict department store Santa has his heart set on robbery until he meets and befriends a juvenile delinquent he hopes to reform.
The Mercury Theater was a creation of Orson Welles and a repertoire cast. You might remember from your knowledge of popular culture that he was one that scared everyone on Halloween with his rendition of War of the Worlds. Without causing farmers to shoot their water towers, later the same year, this was his Christmas offering.