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Silent Night, Deadly Night


Offended parents and others protested this slasher film when it was released in 1984 because it portrays Billy ([[Performer~P128043~Robert Brian Wilson~robertbrianwilson]]) as a toy-store Santa Claus who goes on a rampage and axes people to death while still in his Santa garb. Four sequels prove the adage that there is no such thing as bad publicity. When Billy was just a boy he saw someone dressed as Santa murder his parents at Christmastime. Billy's stint in an orphanage did nothing to unwarp his mind...more