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Allen also seems to like good-looking co-stars.
Mitchell, slim, blond, beautiful and 5 foot 8-1/2 in her stocking feet, doesn’t look or sound like the quintessential apple-cheeked ho-ho-ho homemaker.
“Stick around for the credits,” advises Mitchell, an outgoing Dallas girl. “Santa explains to her that there’s going to be a huge metamorphosis. I add on about 80 pounds. There’s a little bit of cheeks, a little bit of something here and there, capes and her hair in a bun,” she says, laughing.
So how does Santa kiss?
Mitchell grins. “It was really fun to kiss Santa, so soft. Not tickly, just soft,” she smiles again at the memory and makes a circle with her thumb and forefinger.
Mitchell’s character, Carol Newman, is the high school principal who keeps busting Charlie, Santa’s son. Mitchell says she modeled her no-nonsense, take-no-prisoners character after some of her own teachers.
“I only did well in school because I had tough teachers,” Mitchell explains. “She’s not evil. She just wants them to behave.”
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