Ziggy's Gift


30m 1982

Brief Synopsis

The first televison adaptation of the Universal Press Syndicate comic strip "Ziggy" by Tom Wilson. The Christmas story follows a day in the life of Ziggy ("a little guy in a big world, overweight and overwhelmed") as he contemplates becoming a sidewalk Santa. Unfortunately, Ziggy goes to work for a

Film Details

Genre
Fantasy
Holiday
Release Date
1982

Technical Specs

Duration
30m

Synopsis

The first televison adaptation of the Universal Press Syndicate comic strip "Ziggy" by Tom Wilson. The Christmas story follows a day in the life of Ziggy ("a little guy in a big world, overweight and overwhelmed") as he contemplates becoming a sidewalk Santa. Unfortunately, Ziggy goes to work for a con artist who pockets the money his Santas collect. The story also follows Ziggy as he saves an endangered Christmas tree, befriends a stray kitten, saves a turkey from becoming dinner, and brings some Christmas cheer to a group of orphans.

Film Details

Genre
Fantasy
Holiday
Release Date
1982

Technical Specs

Duration
30m

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