Presenting The Real Santa Claus

Deadly Movies Icons | Richard N Gladstein

If you don’t like Richard Gladstein then you don’t like Christmas. Having worked as Producer and/or Executive Producer on movies such as Finding Neverland (2004), The Bourne Identity (2002), The Cider House Rules (1999), Pulp Fiction (1994) is known to bring a smile of satisfaction to Richard Gladstein’s round face. But what really fills him with festive pride is his career circa 1989-1991.., he was a very good boy those years. 1989 would see Glado produce and act in Silent Night Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! as ‘detective’. 1990 would see a promotion to writing, producing, and staring in Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation as ‘Woody’. Whilst 1991 would see Glado retiring from the writers desk and returning to what he knows best, the old producer/actor role in Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker as ‘Driver Dad’. Indulge me, if you would, in a little yuletide poetry: Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for Richard Gladstein who was busy penning a way to string out the Silent Night, Deadly Night franchise for as long as possible without worrying too much about that old chestnut, continuity.


3 thoughts on “Presenting The Real Santa Claus

  1. Melanie's Randomness says:

    I've actually seen one of the Silent Night, Deadly Night movies But for the life of me cannot remember which one. It's the one with the Garbage day scene. I did not about this guy. I sure do now.

  2. The Film Connoisseur says:

    Im a huge fan of the first one, I actually think its one of the best Christmas HOrror films out there. I tried watching part 2, but it was just a rehash of the first film. Never saw the other sequels, they worth it?

  3. DeadlyMovies says:

    Well they are worth it if you are determined to watch 'Christmas' based horror films, but the link to Christmas gets very tenuous as the series progresses

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