Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on *her* farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do?
Dear Fans, Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan are spending a very merry "Christmas in Connecticut." The romancin's rosy and the fun's furious and everybody's going to be there! You're invited! Warner Bros. (The happy hosts) (original poster - written in script)
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Did You Know?
Until 1949 US Navy enlisted rank (rating) was separated by occupational type; Seaman ratings and Artificer ratings. Seaman ratings were worn on the right sleeve and Articifer ratings were worn on the left. Our hero identifies himself as a Quartermaster which is a sea occupation thus properly wearing his rating on his right sleeve. See more
The third pancake that Elizabeth (Barbara Stanwyck) flips is already done, but it comes down uncooked on one side in Felix''s (S.Z. Sakall) hand. See more
Liz, don't waste time with him. You have to decide what you're going to say to the old man.
What old man?
Oh, it's Yardley. He's sending me a sailor for Christmas.
Oh, how nice... A sailor? Really, Elizabeth!
The Wish That I Wish Tonight
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Played during the opening credits
Also sung by Dennis Morgan
Played often in the score See more