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Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Nitwit Ernest (Jim Varney) bails out Santa Claus (Douglas Seale) in Florida.
Cast. Jim Varney as Ernest P. Douglas Seale as Santa Claus (a.k.a. Seth Applegate) Oliver Clark as Joe Carruthers, the new Santa Claus. Noelle Parker as Pamela Trenton, a.k.a. Harmony Starr, Mindy. Gailard Sartain as Chuck (Storage Agent) Bill Byrge as Bobby (Storage Agent) Billie Bird as Mary Morrissey.
Ernest Saves Christmas is a Christmas comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and released by Touchstone Pictures in 1988. It is the third theatrical film .
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