It's Christmas Eve. Ann gives almost impossible to get Broadway theater tickets to Ruthie and Jerry for this evening's show for their Christmas present, about which they are elated. But when Donald inadvertently mentions to Ann later that a scam that robbers use is to give hard to get theater tickets as surprise and anonymous gifts to people in the knowledge that they can rob them later since the homeowners are at the theater, Ann becomes concerned for the Bauman's possessions since she bought the tickets from a scalper to who she freely gave up the information of where she herself lives, to who she was giving the tickets and where they live. As Ann and Donald were supposed to go to Brewster to spend Christmas with Ann's parents leaving both her apartment and the Bauman's apartment unprotected from the scalper, what Ann decides they should do is take all of the Bauman's Christmas presents and everything they own of value and hide them throughout her apartment. This action leads to a ... Written by
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The title refers to the Clement Clarke Moore poem 'A Visit from St. Nicholas', more commonly known today as 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'. See more
The opening contains a freeze frame of a much older woman with the caption "Not You" printed in standard block letters, which precedes the "That Girl" title font when the camera pans to Ann. See more
References A Farewell to Arms