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Santa Claus is almost universally recognizable, yet the jolly old soul with his bag of Christmas gifts who steers his reindeer and slides down chimneys is a relatively modern image. In fact, he's very much a creation of 20th century consumer culture. Join narrator Lord Richard Attenborough as he traces Santa's fascinating history as a fusion of cultures and traditions from all around the world. You'll never look at Santa Claus in quite the same way.
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