Don't Open 'Til Christmas

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Don't Open 'Til Christmas (1984, UK) is a Slasher film directed by Edmund Purdom.


Main Details

  • Released on December 19, 1984 (UK)
  • Color
  • Running Time: 86 Min.
  • Production Co: Spectacular Trading International
  • Distribution Co: 21st Century Film Corporation (USA)
  • Directed by Edmund Purdom
  • Written by Derek Ford, Al McGoohan
  • Starring Edmund Purdom, Alan Lake, Belinda Mayne
  • Produced by Stephen Minasian, Dick Randall
  • Original Music by Des Dolan
  • Cinematography by Alan Pudney
  • Film Editing by Ray Selfe

Plot Summary

  • Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.

Also Known As

  • Don't Open Till Christmas (UK) (alternative spelling)
  • Fröhliche Weihnacht (Germany)
  • Nie otwieraj do bozego narodzenia (Poland)
  • No abrir hasta Navidad (Spain)
  • Non aprite prima di Natale! (Italy)


  • ...Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring...they were all dead!
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