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Miracle on 34th Street (1973)

TV Movie  |   |  Family, Drama, Fantasy  |  14 December 1973 (USA)
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A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.

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A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Sebastian Cabot had to shave off his famous beard for this film and wear an artificial one after makeup artists were unable to whiten and fill his real beard out so that it made him look like Santa Claus. See more »

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As the Judge's granddaughters run through his study, the arm of a crew member can be seen at the lower left of the screen. See more »

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29 November 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This version is by far the best of Miracle on 34th Street! I like the original, but there was far too much 'acting', where in this version it was real. My children have asked many times why it is not shown any more, and where we could buy the DVD or download it if that fails. They would love for my grandchildren to see this version. One of my daughters could have been the little girl in this movie. She firmly believed in Santa Claus until she was 12, not the one at the mall or in the parades, but the real one that brought the presents that were under the tree on Christmas morning. We need to bring this version back to TV to bring magic back to Christmas.


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