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Fictionalized account of how Clement C. Moore came to write "A Visit from St. Nicholas," in which his young daughter, stricken with pneumonia, asks for a Santa Claus story for Christmas. No... See full summary »
Charity, the little girl for whom Dr. Moore supposedly wrote this poem, died in 1830 at the age of 14.
While the animators do an admirable job of recreating the clothing of the 1822 era, young Clement Moore would not have been dressed in overalls. Up until the early 20th century both little boys and little girls wore dresses until they were school age.