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Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

A movie directed by George Seaton

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  • Nov 18, 2003
One of my favorite holiday films of all time. Especially, since I worked in Macy's the first time I saw it and was very familiar with a lot of the interior scenes including the employee locker area.

The scene where the judge is buried by the Santa mail is priceless! Hard to believe that the girl was a young Natalie Wood.

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review by . December 29, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
'Miracle on 34th Street' is still an enduring holiday movie. There is a lot of novelty to draw upon. A man from a nursing home takes over the Santa helm at Macy's Department store and has all the charm and warmth to replace his drunken predecessor in a pinch. He's liked well enough until he takes the role seriously enough to proclaim he is 'the' Santa Claus and even writes it on his job form. Although endearing, he alarms his employer who objects when he insists to his daughter (Natalie Wood, who …
review by . December 17, 2005
Miracle on 34th street is a treasure and a must have for every household as a Christmas Classic, I prefer the black and white version although there is a color version, I saw the first televised color version and it was not that good all the colors where hideous, But they have done some work on the video release and it is not that bad. So this make me feel young at heart and yes even shed a tear or too. This is definitely worthy of the description "Christmas Classic." The storyline and wonderful …
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The original 1947 version of this Valentine Davies story follows the misadventures of Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) as he gets a job playing Santa Claus at Macy's department store in New York City. Natalie Wood is the little girl who tells him she doesn't believe in Santa, and Maureen O'Hara and John Payne are the couple who help Kris through a trial in which he must prove he's the jolly fellow from the North Pole. A sweet movie and perennial Christmas favorite, this is one of those movies that gets under your skin and must be revisited every so often.--Tom Keogh
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Director: George Seaton
DVD Release Date: October 5, 1999
Runtime: 96 minutes
Studio: 20th Century Fox
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