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A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (2011)

TCM looks back at the history of Christmas movies from classics like "Scrooge", "It's a Wonderful Life", "Miracle on 34th Street", and "White Christmas" to contemporary films like "Home Alone".

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Julie Salamon ... Herself - Interviewee
Michael Patrick Hearn ... Himself - author
... Ebenezer Scrooge (archive footage)
... Himself - Interviewee
... Himself - Interviewee
... Himself - Interviewee
... Ebeneezer Scrooge (archive footage)
... Himself - Interviewee
... George Bailey (archive footage) (as Jimmy Stewart)
Alonso Duralde ... Himself - Interviewee
... Herself - Interviewee / Zuzu Bailey
... Dudley the Angel (archive footage)
... (archive footage)
... (archive footage)
... Kris Kringle (archive footage)
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TCM looks back at the history of Christmas movies from classics like "Scrooge", "It's a Wonderful Life", "Miracle on 34th Street", and "White Christmas" to contemporary films like "Home Alone".

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Wow They Show A Deleted Scene From "Christmas Vacation"
8 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 400 ( C H R I S T M A S ) MOVIES AND SPECIALS.

PLEASE BEWARE OF SOME REVIEWERS THAT ONLY HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW. WHEN ITS A POSITIVE THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE PRODUCTION. NOW I HAVE NO AGENDA! I REVIEW MOVIES & SPECIALS AS A WAY TO KEEP TRACK OF WHAT I HAVE SEEN! I HAVE DISCOVERED MANY GEMS IN MY QUEST TO SEE AS MANY " C H R I S T M A S " MOVIES AS I CAN.

This is a fast past Turner Classic Movie Channel special about "Christmas Movies". I enjoyed this special because it mentions films that I have never herd of. One of them is called "Our Grapes Have Tender Vines".

There is many talking heads in this special and none of them really say anything new. IF you are a fan of the movie they are talking about then you already the stories.

I did love the fact that there were lots of interviews and they don't dwell to long on one film.

They Cherry On Top was the show a clip from "Christmas Vacation" that was never been released or seen. Its runs about 30 seconds. Since I love that film and never seen the clip before I was flabbergasted. It was like the greatest "Christmas Present"

Whoever put this special together did a great job.


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