Santa Claus Conquers the Martians is a 1964 holiday movie directed by Nicholas Webster. No, seriously, if you want a weird way to cap off Christmas night with the whole family – who can probably all enjoy this on different levels – then Santa Claus Conquers The Martians is the film for you. Antics ensue. Song Lyrics: S-A-N-T-A, C-L-A-U-S Hooray for Santy Claus! After Mrs. Claus confirms that it was indeed Martians who perpetrated this crime, the members of the United Nations burn the midnight oil in order to come up with a way to get Santa … The movie opens with the infuriatingly catchy swingin’ 60s theme song, … Opposed to this is the villainous Martian Voldar, who doesn't want happy Martian children becoming a nuisance. Offsite Link. You spell it S-A-N-T-A, C-L-A-U-S Hooray for Santy Claus Hooray for Santy Claus Yay yay for Santy Claus He's fat and round, but jumpin' jiminy He can climb down any chiminy! The Authorized Materials/Rehearsal Package for Santa Claus Conquers the Martians consists of: 18 Production Scripts / $210.00 (shipping included) Production Scripts for Plays are professionally printed and bound with a full-color cover. One of MST3K's three (to date) Christmas movies, and one of their weirdest subjects overall. When we hear sleigh bells ring Our hearts go ting-a-ling ... love MST 3000 and can listen to the end credits theme song over and over. If you *have* seen 'Santa Claus Conquers the Martians' (SCCM) then there is a fair chance the you remember, at the very least, fragmented images of the Jolly One interacting with green-skinned people with 1960's 'futuristics' sets, props and costumes. Song: PATRICK SWAYZE CHRISTMAS Episode: 321- Santa Claus Conquers The Martians . Directed by Nicholas Webster. ". Released for Record Store Day - Black Friday 2020 Comes with gatefold picture sleeve and movie on DVD. He was also the composer of "Hooray for Santy Claus", the catchy theme song for the low-budget 1964 motion picture Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Title song from Santa Claus Conquers The Martians … For the episode, see MST3K 321 - Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. It's arguable whether or not this children's film is as bad (or good bad) as the other films I've linked to- The Beast Of Yucca Flats, Robot Monster, and Plan 9 From Outer Space, but there's no doubt this film has the best scoring. Santa takes the whole thing surprisingly well and is only too happy to help. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians soundtrack from 1964, composed by Milton DeLugg. Its opening shot is terrifying. It was filmed in New York state over the course of two weeks on a modest budget. The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection - The Essentials: (Manos, the Hands of Fate / Santa Claus Conquers the Martians) 4.0 out of 5 stars 108 DVD While on Earth, they kidnap two lively children that lead the group of Martians to the North Pole and Santa. Crow: Well, scarves are a must. The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is … This Is MST3K (1992) (TV Short) Svengoolie: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1996) (TV Episode) Santa Claus Conquers the Martians was the film debut of Pia Zadora. I was a fan of the real Santa. Then again, maybe “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” really had the last laugh. "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" Pia Zadora's film debut — and she says her family watches it every year and laughs. You can't go caroling without a scarf. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Long before making it big as a … It is of Santa Claus Conquers The Martians, starring the timeless Pia Zadora, as a child. reply 37: 12/24/2017: Only the MST3K version. But a few have a stubborn life of their own, becoming camp perennials. by HOORAY FOR SANTY CLAUS! I even talked my parents into taking me to Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, eager to see how he saved the world from that interplanetary menace. Joel: I think it's kind of hot to be wearing these scarves in here. Martians, upset that their children have become obsessed with TV shows from Earth which extol the virtues of Santa Claus, start an expedition to Earth to kidnap the one and only Santa. Released by 4 Corners in 1964 (FC 4-114) containing music from Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964). Santa Claus Conquers the Martians is a 1964 American science fiction comedy film directed by Nicholas Webster, produced and written by Paul L. Jacobson based on a story by Glenville Mareth, starring John Call as Santa Claus, and featuring an eight-year-old Pia Zadora as one of the Martian children. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians passes the Bechdel Test, but just barely. Just don’t ask me to see it often because, unless I’m really in the mood for it (or sleep-deprived from too … DeLugg wrote songs for and re scored foreign films dubbed into English that were released in the USA by K. Gordon Murray. by HOORAY FOR SANTY CLAUS! Up until the end (when the characters exchange good-byes, and thus allow it to pass), the only time two female characters talked to each other was when Girmar asked Momar about Droppo. 5 Songs. Who remembers watching this campy piece of dreck as a kid? Re-rewatch! With John Call, Leonard Hicks, Vincent Beck, Bill McCutcheon. Tom: Oh, yeah. Martians, upset that their children are becoming joyless drones, come to Earth to kidnap Santa Claus to try to make them jolly again. Sign In ... Hooray for Santa Claus (Unreleased Theme from "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians") 5. In that rarefied sphere, few films loom larger than this still-flabbergasting curio from 1964, whose peak Cold War politics it haplessly amplifies. The Martians then take Santa and the two children back to Mars with them. This is my final schlock classic post tonight. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (also titled Santa Claus Defeats the Aliens) is a 1964 science fiction film in which Martians, trying to cure the malaise of their children, kidnap THE Santa Claus (and a couple of earth kids that got mixed up in the plot) and take him to Mars to create the first Martian Christmas. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians - Cult Movie Screenprinted Poster $ 30.00. If you *have* seen 'Santa Claus Conquers the Martians' (SCCM) then there is a fair chance the you remember, at the very least, fragmented images of the Jolly One interacting with green-skinned people with 1960's 'futuristics' sets, props and costumes. The entire cast is made up of unknowns, except for a young pre-celebrity Pia Zadora, as Martian tyke, Girmar, and Ned Wertimer, as KID-TV reporter Andy Henderson. Movies like “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” was the reason “MST3K” was invented, and The Brains lived up to their own high standards with this one. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Most bad holiday movies and specials disappear quickly, never to surface again. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians is the featured movie in this 'MST3K' episode. Quantity: 1500 on 'Martian Green' vinyl. THOUGHTS: As mainstream moves go, SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS surely must rank as one of the oddest ever made. 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