Magnificent Christmas Movies

Christmas is the perfect season of inspiration. If you have not yet seen the movies listed, please do. Your heart will never forget them.

It Happened On 5th Avenue   Victor Moore, Charles Ruggles, Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Gale Storm [1947]
The Bishop’s Wife   Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, Elsa Lanchester [1948]
Come To The Stable   Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester, Hugh Marlowe [1949]
A Christmas Wish [The Great Rupert]   Jimmy Durante, Queenie Smith, Terry Moore, Tom Drake, Sara Haden [1950]
Sun Valley Serenade   John Payne, Sonja Henie, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle, Lynn Bari [1941]   Not set at Christmas, but in winter; and superbly done.  America, just prior to Hitler’s Pearl Harbor attack.
Christmas In Connecticut   Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Reginald Gardiner, S. Z. Sakall, Sydney Greenstreet [1945]
White Christmas   Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney [1954]
The Shop Around The Corner  James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Margaret Sullavan, Sara Haden, Felix Bressart [1940]
It’s A Wonderful Life   James Stewart, Donna Reed, Henry Travers, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi, Lionel Barrymore [1946]
The Christmas Card   Ed Asner, John Newton, Alice Evans, Lois Nettleton [2006]
A Christmas Visitor   William Devane, Meredith Baxter, Dean McDermott, Reagan Pasternak [2002]
The Christmas Wish   Debbie Reynolds, Neil Patrick Harris, Naomi Watts [1998]
A Song For The Season [also known as A Holiday Romance]   Naomi Judd, Andy Griffith, Gerald McRaney, Alison Pill, Jayne Eastwood [1999]
A Season For Miracles   Carla Gugino, Patty Duke, David Conrad [1999]
Christmas At Cartwright’s   Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan, Wallace Shawn [2014]
Crown For Christmas   Ellie Botterill, Rupert Penry-Jones, Danica McKellar, Pavel Douglas, Emma Burdon-Sutton [2015]
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