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Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Wanneer Doris Walker, supervisor bij Macy's, een nieuwe kerstman nodig heeft, geeft ze de baan aan de bebaarde Kris Kringle, die zegt dat hij de echte kerstman is

Wanneer Doris Walker, supervisor bij Macy’s, een nieuwe kerstman nodig heeft, geeft ze de baan aan de bebaarde Kris Kringle, die zegt dat hij de echte kerstman is

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 36min | 26 December 1947 (Netherlands) 7.9
Director: George SeatonWriters: George Seaton, Valentine DaviesStars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John PayneSummary: At the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the actor playing Santa is discovered to be drunk by a whiskered old man. Doris Walker, the no nonsense special events director, persuades him to take his place. He proves to be a sensation and is quickly recruited to be the store Santa at the main store. While he is successful, Doris learns that he calls himself Kris Kringle and he claims to be the actual Santa Claus. Despite reassurances by his doctor that he is harmless, Doris still has misgivings, especially when she has cynically trained herself, and especially her daughter, Susan, to reject all notions of belief and fantasy. And yet, people, especially Susan, begin to notice there is something special about Kris and his determination to advance the true spirit of Christmas among the rampant commercialism around him and succeeding in improbable ways. When a raucous conflict with the store's cruelly incompetent therapist, Granville Sawyer, erupts, he finds himself held at Bellevue where, in ... Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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